Trincomalee, it should be remembered, is four hundred miles nearer to Calcutta than Colombo.
Trincomalee , an important naval station and seaport on the NE.
Trincomalee is situated about one hundred and eighty miles by land from Colombo.
“My great fear is that mortification will set in before we can reach Trincomalee,” he remarked.
It would take the Bombay mails unreasonably out of the way to proceed from the Mauritius direct (p. 075) to Trincomalee.
Few harbours in the world possess more beauty or are more perfect in their way than that of Trincomalee.
He had re-taken Trincomalee before the English could come to its defence.
I thought it best to give this short account of Trincomalee before resuming the narrative of my own adventures.
Hongkong, China, which name signifies "good harbor," is infinitely superior to this vaunted port of Trincomalee.
I was so impatient to be off that the week I was detained at Trincomalee appeared to pass very slowly by.