Another African breed is the Mombasa cat, in which the hair is reported to be unusually short and stiff.
Thence he visited the African coast, touching at Mombasa and Quiloa, and then sailed across to Ormuz and the Persian Gulf.
He disembarked on the coast of Mombasa, and attempted to reach his destination through the Galla country, but was forced to return.
Of the normal coast-line -- a fact taken advantage of in building the railway from Mombasa to the lake.
In 1903, the year in which the railway from Mombasa to the lake was completed, a steamer of 600 tons burden was launched at Port Florence.