[What I Remembered Most Clearly About This Jinja Road Was That On Portions Of It, For Reasons No One Could Explain, Butterflies Settled In Long Fluffy Tracts. There Might Be Eighty Feet Of Road Carpeted By White Butterflies, So Many Of Them That If You Drove Too Fast Your Tires Lost Their Grip, And Some People Lost Their Lives, Skidding On Butterflies.]

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