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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 62



and may take a trip up the Dennister Hill, to contemplate the views, and see the mines of the gold township of Charleston or elsewhere. Again returning up the Buller Gorge, we pass the little village of Lyell, carved out of the side of one of the steep declivities which abound in this mountainous region, on the banks of its watercourses. Alter a delightful journey of two days we emerge from the wooded ranges, into the charming seclusion of Nelson, the garden of New Zealand. Situated in a pleasant sheltered position, having good soil and almost perpetual sunshine, the product of which is a wealth of vegetation, of which its residents have not been slow to take advantage, every dwelling has its adjacent garden. Nelson has many attractions and a few days can be very pleasantly spent in visiting Zig-zag Hill, Victory Square, Trafalgar Park, and the public buildings of the city, together with numerous points of interest, within a few miles. Leaving by steamer for

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