Red Headed Stepchild
(The Barrett family memoir of Navy Life)
by Sophie Ruth Meranski with photos

 

Peradniya Gardens Sri Lanka [Ceylon] 1932
p 48 #1013 Jack and Sophie traveled more than sixty miles bytrain to Kandy the capital of Ceylon from the port of Columbo where the PRESIDENT PIERCE docked late January l932. Jack cooolected may souvenirs. Unfortunately Sophie's trucnk with light-weight tropical clothing had been misdirected at Hong Kong, so she had mainly winter clothing crossing the hot tropical region from Philippines to Egypt durng an otherwise thrilling and enjoyable "honeymoon" with Jack Barrett.
Subject: Peradeniya Gardens, Ceylon
Year: 1932