THE TROOP OF BUFFALOES
After a little rest the desire for exploration came once more strongly upon us. This time it was decided all should go, and that we should take enough requisites for staying away the night, in case we required them.
We took the cart, though we had some difficulty in getting it through the bushes down to the seashore, and followed the same track by which Fritz and I had returned the last time. When we reached the india-rubber trees, I cut incisions in the trunks at various heights, and placed beneath them gourds, so that the milky juice dripping down, might harden into gum.
When we arrived at the bay formed by Cape Disappointment we decided to make a temporary camp here. So we unharnessed the animals, and left them to graze, and as it was