THE BOY TRAVELLERS IN THE FAR EAST.
drilling-place for troops, and also for the races in which the residents of the city indulge occasionally. On the sea-front of this area the surf was breaking, and the pure breeze from the waters was a grateful refresher after the ride of the night. As they rose to the crest of the ridge the
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boys came in sight of the red walls of the city; in less than a quarter of an hour they were at the door of the principal hotel of Colombo.
8cene on tiie coast near colombo.