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  • Darkaynlay fiumara, so called from a tree which contains a fiery milk, fenced ourselves in, — taking care to avoid being trampled upon by startled camels during our sleep, by securing them in a separate but neighbouring inclosure, — spread our couches, ate our frugal suppers, and lost no time in falling asleep.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • After creeping about two miles, the camels, unable to proceed, threw themselves upon the earth, and we unwillingly called a halt at Jiyaf, a basin below the Dobo10 fiumara.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • Barragid fiumara, and presently exchanged the plain for rolling ground covered with the remains of an extinct race, and probably alluded to by El Makrizi when he records that the Moslems of Adel had erected, throughout the country, a vast number of mosques and oratories for Friday and festival prayers.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • Time to inspect the Dihh Silil28, a fiumara which runs from the western hills north-eastwards to the sea.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • On the evening of August 11th the captives were led to the high bank of the Wady Sudr, where it received another and smaller fiumara yet unnamed, and bidden to prepare for death.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Journeying onwards, we reached the Barragid fiumara, and presently exchanged the plain for rolling ground covered with the remains of an extinct race, and probably alluded to by El Makrizi when he records that the Moslems of Adel had erected, throughout the country, a vast number of mosques and oratories for Friday and festival prayers.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • After creeping about two miles, the camels, unable to proceed, threw themselves upon the earth, and we unwillingly called a halt at Jiyaf, a basin below the Dobo [10] fiumara.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • Water, a fiumara running from south-west to east and north-east.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • Having skirted the sea for two hours, I rode off with the End of Time to inspect the Dihh Silil [28], a fiumara which runs from the western hills north-eastwards to the sea.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • I then called a halt: we unloaded on the banks of the Darkaynlay fiumara, so called from a tree which contains a fiery milk, fenced ourselves in, -- taking care to avoid being trampled upon by startled camels during our sleep, by securing them in a separate but neighbouring inclosure, -- spread our couches, ate our frugal suppers, and lost no time in falling asleep.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

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  • A flooded river, a mountain torrent, or the dry bed left by it.

    December 4, 2012