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Pegu (Myanmar) (search for this): narrative 438
From the port Piqueno I went to Cochin, and from Cochin to Malacca, from whence I departed for Pegu being eight hundred miles distant. That voyage is woont to be made in five and twentie or thirtitold us that wee were by his altitude not farre from a citie called Tanasary, in the kingdome of Pegu , and these his words were not true, but we were (as it were) in the middle of many Ilands, and m very much esteemed in the Indies, and for that it is brought so farre off, it is very deare: in Pegu ordinarily it is good cheape, because it is neerer to the place where they make it, and there is for foure dayes. The first village that we came to was in the gulfe of Tavay, under the king of Pegu , whereas we found great store of victuals: then for two or three dayes after our arrivall there,s, we were at the point of death the most part of us. From Tavay to Martavan, in the kingdome of Pegu , are seventie two miles. We laded our bote with victuals which were aboundantly sufficient for s
Sion (Switzerland) (search for this): narrative 438
re also some Portugales that affirmed that they knew the land, and knewe also where the citie of Tanasari was. This citie of right belongeth to the kingdome of Sion , which is situate on a great rivers side, which commeth out of the kingdome of Sion : and where this river runneth into the sea, there is a village called Mirgim, Sion : and where this river runneth into the sea, there is a village called Mirgim, in whose harbour every yeere there lade some ships with Verzina, Nypa, and Benjamin, a few cloves, nutmegs and maces which come from the coast of Sion , but the greatest marchandise there is Verzin and Nypa, which is an excellent wine, which is made of the floure of a tree called Nyper. Whose liquour they distill, and so make an exSion , but the greatest marchandise there is Verzin and Nypa, which is an excellent wine, which is made of the floure of a tree called Nyper. Whose liquour they distill, and so make an excellent drinke cleare as christall, good to the mouth, and better to the stomake, and it hath an excellent gentle vertue, that if one were rotten with the french pockes, drinking good store of this, he shall be whole againe, and I have scene it proved, because that when I was in Cochin, there was a friend of mine, whose nose begann