The regiment is marching five miles further up the Bara Valley. Rawdon expects they will get sniped at a lot by the enemy, though he is looking forward to new pools to fish in. A picquet of the Cornwall Regiment was fired on the other day and 3 men were wounded but not badly. The Pioneers have been making a road up to the tip of a mountain and on the top they found a lot of mountain crocuses and a blossoming almond tree. He mentions a recent article about the discovery of the 'Garden of Eden’ in Somalia and says that he always thought it was in Asia Minor.