Route No, 37aeontd.
From Fatanag to Mandalayacontd.
Names of Stages. m Inter-ediate. Total. Rivers. Remarks.
Tba-byay-bin... 44 55 On the right hank of a stream called Pin-wa-choung. Two villages on the hank of the river are passed at a distanceaNyoung-gyoung and Taing-gyoung. Th* first is said to he a mile from Pounga-daw, and the second ahout 10 miles from the first. Leaving Tha-hyay-hin, proceed along the stream to its mouth ; the depth only 2 feet.
Koon-gyan ... n 57* ... Koon-gyan village consists of about 60 huts, and Is sstt to contain 1,000 inhabitants. Jaggery is manufactur here and in the villages near.
Saleb 2i 5e ... Saleh is a village of 60 huts ; it is also called Ka-leh.
Kyouk-yeb-myo (town). 62| Proceed along the river to Kyouk-yeh. Cross on the m four streams more than breast-deep. This town ii said to contain 2,500 inhabitants. Fishing is carried A here. There were a few bushes on the way 6oa Saleh to Kyouk-yeh. If these were cleared, which could easily be done, there is nothing else to rendST the march of troops difficult or wearisome.
Ywa-thit 1 63* ... Leaving this proceed in north-westerly direction. h Ywa-thit at one mile. It consists of 30 huts and man cattle Near this is a small nameless stream, which k fordable.
Peh-d wey-cbonng. 2 65* This village is 2 miles north-east of Ywa-thit. North of it is a stream of the same name, which was deep townfe the month. Only one big boat was seen In ttii village.
Meb-ywa 1 663 Meh-ywa is only a mile from last village, and consiati # 40 huts. Close by it is a shallow stream.
Toung-ba-loo... M 67^ ... A village of 40 huts. On an island opposite is Ng*uA thoung village. Ywa-yag lies south-east of it. Sin3kfctt gyoon is situated on an island above Ngway-thow* It is one of the most important commercial towML and is said to contatn nearly 20,000 inhabitants.
Nyoung-gyoung l | 69 ... Salin, an inland town, is said to be 8 miles west of tte above. 1
Win-ga-ba ... l i 70 | aa y Before reaching this village the route goes over fcifc and across streams. These are somewhat deep near tte mouth.
Salin-doung ... Pagan-ngay 2 3 72 75 | Prom this we proceed in a north-westerly ^AHthfr keeping the telegraph wires in view, and reach ^Hfps ngay in evening. This town contains abont e00f3Ali% bitants. There is a bridge over a small stressa reaching town.Salin-doung ... Pagan-ngay 2 3 72 75 | Prom this we proceed in a north-westerly ^A Hthfr keeping the telegraph wires in view, and reach ^Hfps ngay in evening. This town contains abont e00f 3A li% bitants. There is a bridge over a small stressa reaching town.