THE BOY TRAVELLERS IN THE FAR EAST.
splendid architectural effect of this river front, which cannot be paralleled or surpassed by any similar scene in India, or in the world."
They had a long drive to the hotel, as the quarter where the Europeans live is nearly four miles from the end of the bridge of boats. The ride took them through a part of the Hindoo city where tSiey had an
a window in benares.
opportunity to study features of architecture that were new to them. Frank was attracted by the elaborate carving of some of the windows, and the Doctor explained to him that he was now for the first time coining in actual contact with Saracenic art and its combinations with certain Hindoo forms. Fred attempted to count the temples and shrines they