The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - 'Diary of a Tour in the Naga Hills, 1922-1923' by Henry Balfour

caption: Call at Aden and passage through the Red Sea
medium: diaries
date: 10.1.1923-11.1.1923
person: Balfour/ Henry
date: 1922-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: Wednesday, Jan. 10.
text: Felt better when I awoke, and got up for breakfast. A few dolphins, black-backed gulls and Tropic-birds were about. Calm. Anchored at Aden just after midnight. (Run, 383 Km.)
text: Thursday, 11.
text: Left Aden at 4 a.m. Strong following wind in the Red Sea, keeping down the heat. Passed the islands during the morning. (Run 127 Km.)