Route No. 24.
FrouaBaNokg (Karennee) vid ToaMandalay. Mokmay and Monay)
Territory.aBurma. Authority.aDr. Richardson.
Names of Stages. Intermediate. Total. Rivers. Remarks.
ee.non0 ... Salween (un-fordable). a tillage of 25 houses on the fight bank of the marks the frontier between Siam and Karennee. e here crossed in boats. Provisions scarce.
L Ka-tchatmg-lan. 12 12 U Direction n.w. Roads full of sharp-pointed rocks, v for elephants.
2. Ban-to-ee ... 14 26 Direction n.
a Dwom Tul- 4. Waterfall h al t i n g place.) 6. Nam-supee... 15 15 11 41 56 67 Pon Direction n.e. Time required, 6 hours 40 min^ including 1 hour 20 minutes' rest. Direction n.w. Leaving Dwom Tulwee, cross Pon r^s 120 yards wide and full of rapids ; then follow up jgj valley of that river. Hills on either side \ to li apart. Road lies along bank of stream, except in ^ place, where a small hill intervenes. Pass ferry to ^ daun. Little or no cultivation near the road. Trees oi size even near river, and on hills scattered and Whole appearance of country indicates a very population. * General direction n.e. Road follows Pon river fora^ distance, and then strikes across plain to sun-hamA^ village of 30 or 40 houses. Pigs plentiful. Road steep eastern hills, rugged and difficult, and then c^jl ing over some uneven table-landi commences a steep ascent, which continues to Nam-supee. vjji* is a small stream to the east of the road. The above steeply for 500 feet and abruptly for some Jfji* above that. There is throughout a disposition jfLgfr formation of plateaux on the summits of the surro ing hills. On one of them is said to be situat^vp. town of Gnoe-daun, one of the most important A nee. It contains 400 or 500 houses, is surrounded stockade surmounting a mud wall, and surroundA** cultivation.
6. Sa-len-lay ... 7. Too-lay-m al 12 13 79 92 ... Direction n.e. Road ascends hills on east. t^j^ir perpendicular portion of the eastern range here ^t ates in a bluff, and the hills on both sideA y cultivated to their summits. The population ^jjijf much more numerous. Cross several streamletA. " are necessary ; there are so many cross roads. r. General direction n.w. Road at first is over an^^Jf* tops of hills, then along the bottom of a valley-a mile or so crosses a small irrigation drain jjj muddy bottom. Some distance beyond qij opens out to the eastward. Shortly after, gnoe-d* be seen due west, distant some 10 orl2miwj' ^gef this place the road ascends and finally descends ^ rocky declivity. Country thickly inhabited, ^o villages at one time within sight of road. '
S. Ban-sa-t ... 7 99 This place is out of direct route. Road at hills, where there is a rocky descent, with A little appearance of a path, overhung w" *t foot of descent is a valley, in which is the ^ Ban-sa-to, on the bank of a small stream, 8bA jungle; little cultivation here. This villagegrjj half day's march due west from the fenx ftgifr on the Salween, from whence boats go up aaA Banone.S. Ban-sa-tA ... 7 99 This place is out of direct route. Road at hills, where there is a rocky descent, with A little appearance of a path, overhung w" *t foot of descent is a valley, in which is the ^ Ban-sa-to, on the bank of a small stream, 8b A jungle; little cultivation here. This villagegrjj half day's march due west from the fenx ftgifr on the Salween, from whence boats go up aaA Banone.