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16 [[vertical annotation in left margin written in red]] Chile [[/vertical annotation]] vated green irrigated valleys, bearing [[red underline]] corn, grape vines [[/red underline]] [[strikethrough]] pea [[/strikethrough]] splendid [[red underline]] peaches [[/red underline]] and the always present transplanted [[red underline]] lombardy poplar [[/red underline]] are characteristic and unusual of some parts of California or Utah. Beautiful sunset, tinting the mountain and landscape in pink. Just at beginning dark arrived at hotel in [[red underline]] Los Andes [[/red underline]]. All rooms are occupied so [[red underline]] had to divide room of two beds with my Chilean acquaintance [[/red underline]] The noise of romping children and loud talk made sleep impossible before midnight, and [[red underline]] travelers [[/red underline]] arriving with Valparaiso [[end page]] [[start page]] 17 [[red underline]] transandean train - connection at about 11 A.M made [[/red underline]] some more stir. Before going to bed took a walk thru town which viewed hurriedly in the evening seems [[red underline]] relatively clean [[/red underline]] and well kept with a [[red underline]] cheerful appearing Plaza [[/red underline]] de Armes some better and larger buildings. [[stikethrough]] Clo [[/strikethrough]] probably of a public character Went in some shops to buy some eatables for to morrow People [[red underline]] show no friendliness and try to cheat and overcharge outrageously. [[/red underline]] A few fruit were charged to me about triple and after remarking the addition about [[red underline]] half the asked price was conceded. An Englishman [[/red underline]] of Valparaiso who knows
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