SURVEYING AND EXPLORING IN SIAM.
The Sakai is very similar to the Andamanese, except that he is taller; he has very black, smooth skin and wool on the heada the ftamung has straight coarse hair, and a very black, rough skin. Each has the same restless expression in his eyes. They are thoroughly wild, and do not cultivate the soil or build houses, but wander through the forests in search of fruit and game, leave little or n0 trace where they sleep, and are not encumbered with covering any form. A few sometimes venture to the Malay villages, and
pa a SURISAK ELEPHANT-HOWDA11 (BACK VIEW).
exchange canes and rubber for rice, and they have been known to wo$ for dollars. In Perak some have been induced to settle in villages.
On August 22 Sir Hugh Low arrived at Yarom. He was rid in* on an ordinary elephant-saddle, with his clerk on the opposite side to balance him. In Perak they seem not to have cultivated tb6 comforts of elephant-travelling, for there the panniers are slung acros5 the elephantsa backs without any covering whatever. This simplie^ allows to the rider an unimpeded view; but in the Malay penins^ it is not from the back of an elephant that any view is to