Mina Harker's Journal
Arrived at Veresti at noon.
The Professor tells me that this morning at dawn he could hardly hypnotize me
at all, and that all I could say was, "dark and quiet." He is off now
buying a carriage and horses. He says that he will later on try to buy additional
horses, so that we may be able to change them on the way. We have something more
than 70 miles before us. The country is lovely, and most interesting.
only we were under different conditions, how delightful it would be to see it
all. If Jonathan and I were driving through it alone what a pleasure it would
be. To stop and see people, and learn something of their life, and to fill our
minds and memories with all the colour and picturesqueness of the whole wild,
beautiful country and the quaint people! But, alas!