AB Steele’s Shipboard Journal – 5 April 1886

Awoke at 5 am and went on deck to find that we were nearing Cafe St Vincent. Not being very far from the coast we could see ruggy crags which very picturesque, with the green patches of herbage scattered amongst the hills.

The first series of royal MS “Orient” athletic sports today, consisting of jumping, ball gathering, high jump, three leg’d race, rope climbing, tug of war, etc.

Distance 300 miles.

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