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From there northwards the line was under construction, the only section so far
opened being the few miles from Jaffna to Elephant Pass through the peninsula.
The only way to travel the hundred odd miles from Anuradhapura to Elephant
I left Anuradhapura at 9 o'clock in the evening of Tuesday, January 3rd, and the
bullock cart with its broken and battered passengers arrived at Elephant Pass at
9 o'clock in the morning of Thursday, January 5th. The town of Jaffna, for which I ...
From Elephant Pass I took the train to Jaffna. The journey from Anuradhapura, 12
i\ miles, had taken me 40 hours, as I find from a letter which I wrote to Lytton
Strachey on the day of my arrival. Today one does the journey easily in four
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