Le Tour du Monde; Californie

Journal des voyages et des voyageurs; 2. sem. 1860

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1860
Language: French
Wordcount: 17,581 / 65 pg
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 740
Added to site: 2007.11.02
mnybks.net#: 18824
Genres: Travel, Adventure
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Après avoir contemplé quelque temps ce spectacle si nouveau pour nous, nous continuâmes notre route pour Grass-Valley, où nous arrivâmes le surlendemain. Quoique plus considérable, ce placer avait le même aspect à peu de chose près que celui de Rough-and-Ready.

À peine étions-nous arrivés que nous fûmes entourés par un flot de curieux, nous regardant avec étonnement déballer notre précieuse machine; nous dressâmes aussi notre tente sous un massif de verdure qui nous fut indiqué par des Suisses, avec lesquels nous visitâmes le placer dans toute son étendue avant de nous livrer au repos dont nous avions tant besoin.

Vers minuit, nous fûmes tous réveillés par la tempête. La foudre grondait avec fracas, et sa voix altière se répercutant dans les échos des trois montagnes qui dominaient le placer, semblait plus terrible encore; notre tente résista au choc du vent, grâce à ses cordages neufs et à ses piquets de fer, mais non à la pluie qui s'infiltrait, fouettée par le vent, en masses épaisses, bro

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