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going. I don't there have been more than 300 patients in hospital at one time since we took over 7 weeks ago (79)
Thursday 18 May
Yesterday evening I went over the "pont transborderer" a great iron framework stretching across the entrance to the "Vieux Port" and towering high above the water. A lift takes you up 52 mètres but a ladder can be climbed until an altitude of 74 mètres is reached. A magnificent view is obtainable from the top – over the busy city with the mountains in the background, and across the harbour with its Casino & shipping. After going down the lift again, I crossed to the other side by a pontoon affair suspended by chains from the framework, which runs too & fro for passenger & vehicular traffic. Went back to camp after

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