Journals

Second Journey (MS 107/1/1-2)

11th February 1778


transcription

[11th February 1778]
11

z:o: frisse wind mooy weer, vertrok westelyk en passeerde vele hoge ruggens. na twe en een half uur distantie, quam aan de rietvaley, de eerste spruit van kaugha, en na eenderhalf uur a 7 quartier, arriveerde, aan de avontuur rivier, de eerste spruit van Camnassi rivier. al het zelfde terrein. hier word het op de helft van lange cloofs district gerekent. bevond my weder niet wel.
Schoon weer dog warm noorde frisse wind

translation

[11th February 1778]
11

Fresh south-east wind, fine weather. Departed west, crossing many high ridges. After a distance of two and a half hours, came to the Rietvlei, the first tributary of the Kaugga and after an hour and a and hour and a half or an hour and three quarters arrived at the Avontuur River, the first tributary of the Camnassi River. All the same terrain. This is considered to be halfway through the Langkloof District. Found I was not well again. Fine weather though hot. Fresh north wind.