ai v is shown on the other side of the river, indicating that her last ^ Measured 1000 yards, the A ^le 0aS^ *S calle(l P11 Suang, at the foot of which died
A nely scientific traveller, Charles Mouhot, whose memory is still ho S with kindly interest in the neighbourhood. His death, that Ver ^ associate(i with the superstition of the Lao, for they say .hid- there a great treasure, guarded by dragons
*** th * e,VeU ^ A Ur have been seen rising and struggling together Per* ^ aira an(^ ^hat whoever tries to ascend the hill is certain to
1 111 the attempt. Mouhot made the attempt, contracted fever,
KA, OR KAMUK MAN.
run through with hot iron and that the sky might fall and crush them if they proved unfaithful to their oaths.
On the right bank of the river is a small hill called Nang MerL A legend says that a lady of this name when she died was changed iato the hill, the outline of a woman in a reclining posture being ^intly discernible in the evening twilight. On the left bank is the ltapression of a foot, said to be her right foot, and a corresponding