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Our journey around the world; an illustrated record of a year's travel of forty thousand miles.. . or more they disappear assuddenly as they came and leave us to the sole companion-ship of the mild-eyed, curious albatross, which circlesaround and around and around and sometimes falls behindbut never allows the steamer to get out of sight. The lastthing at night our albatrosses are there, sometimes follow-ing in our wake, sometimes circling over our very heads.The first thing in the morning, however early we rise, therethey are again, the most graceful birds that fly, just liftingtheir wings an

Our journey around the world; an illustrated record of a year's travel of forty thousand miles.. . or more they disappear assuddenly as they came and leave us to the sole companion-ship of the mild-eyed, curious albatross, which circlesaround and around and around and sometimes falls behindbut never allows the steamer to get out of sight. The lastthing at night our albatrosses are there, sometimes follow-ing in our wake, sometimes circling over our very heads.The first thing in the morning, however early we rise, therethey are again, the most graceful birds that fly, just liftingtheir wings an Stock Photo
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Our journey around the world; an illustrated record of a year's travel of forty thousand miles.. . or more they disappear assuddenly as they came and leave us to the sole companion-ship of the mild-eyed, curious albatross, which circlesaround and around and around and sometimes falls behindbut never allows the steamer to get out of sight. The lastthing at night our albatrosses are there, sometimes follow-ing in our wake, sometimes circling over our very heads.The first thing in the morning, however early we rise, therethey are again, the most graceful birds that fly, just liftingtheir wings and steering their course and allowing the wind,apparently, to do all the work of flying for them. SIX DAYS MAKE ONE WEEK. G5 Thus convoyed we sailed on over the watery waste.The necessities of longitudinal reckoning gave us one weekwithout a Wednesday. We went to bed one Tuesday nightand waked up on Thursday morning and yet we had onlyslept our regulation eight hours. My readers, who willremember that we pass the 180° meridian of longitudebetween Samoa and Auckland, will understand the reason. A MAORI HOUSE. for this week with only six days in it. But this week wasquite long enough. We are very ready to spare one day outof it, and very willing to welcome the bluff and ruggedshores of New Zealand on the sixth day out from Samoa. This wonderful island, whose shores look not unlike therockbound coast of our own New England, deserves to havea whole book devoted to it. Its wonderful natural re-sources, its curious vegetable and animal products, its war-like race of natives, the fierce Maoris, and its intrepid andenterprising colonists, who have already made New Zealand CG IN THE STREETS OF AUCKLAND. one of the brightest jeAvels in Her Majestys crown, temptthe chroniclers pen to linger long. But Ave only had timeto see the fine, solidly built streets of Auckland, with its finebusiness blocks, its handsome government buildings, and itsgreat tabernacle erected by Eev. Thomas Spurgeon,

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