Route No. Sacontd. From Banong to Mandalayaeontd.
Names of Stages,
lean (or Ta-ing-kegien).
Town. Distance. Houses.
Ledeah 3 days N. 1,000
Neaung Eue ... 6 or 8 days W. 160
Mhomeik 17 days N. 800
Theebaw 10 days N. Small townA
Theinnee 13 days N. 600 or 0AO
face, and then to a piece of tableland partly under euttj" ration and watered by the same stream. Cross uppA* paddy-fields and enter jungle with gentle ascent, wtucA continues within half a mile of May-lome. This vilWFJ lies in a small valley cultivated in terraces, and contaiA* some 8 or 10 houses.
General direction N.E. Entirely amongst hills. BA*J generally good, and for a great part of the way neaw level, through small valleys under cultivation, whe*A it has been much frequented by farmers' carts ; after or 13 miles passes a well and layat ; from this to to*A little cultivation. Trap rock projecting in all direction through the clay soil.
The valley in which Monay lies extends from a miles south of the town to 10 miles north, and generally from A to 3 miles in width. At the town 3 w nearly 5 miles broad. At the south end there e fine paddy land irrigated by the Nam-Tween strea^ Monay may contain about 8,000 or 10,000 inhabitantsAA* whom about 2,000 are Burman. The houses, sA*FJ 16,000 in number, are small and low in general ; town long and narrow and crowded with bamboos ** that only a small part can be seen at a time.
The following is a table of distances from Monay sa
General direction N.W.
General direction N.W. Road lies between the high riejj that forms the valley of the small stream of the ToneA gp soon it was only a succession of undulating hills. tween the higher ranges, which here run east and the land is generally cultivated, but in a very sltfj^g manner. Three hours further on cross a spur from estrange forming the boundary of the ralley of Further on the hills recede again, and the interveu^ small hills are lower and brought more under culti1^^, with a good deal of water in the small streamlets nA ^ intervals. Hay-peck consists of two or three smAA lages on a rising ground nearly bare of trees.
General direction N.W. Road orer ragged hills, which bound the ralley, by a pass. houses on the cultiration of the western side ot r^l passes small well and temple, and within 6AJ the town of Min-teik ascends nearly all the ^JJ^gd undulating hills. The country after crossing the rw^. hills opens away to the northward in fcfljj
tions, scarcely amounting to hills, with small roc**-^ projecting through them from 30 to 100 feet. AJJJJJ chain continues to the southward for some disiA1^^tions, scarcely amounting to hills, with small roc**-^ projecting through them from 30 to 100 feet. AJJJJJ chain continues to the southward for some disiA 1^^