Route No. 37acontd.
From Patanag to Mandalayacontd.
Names of Stages. * Intermediate. Total. Hirers. Remarks.
Ywa-ngay-kan H 75f ... Leaving this town proceed in a north-westerly direction along the cart road near the telegraph lines. Ywa-ngay-kan is miles off. About a mile to the north of this is a village! of which the name is unknown.
Pagan-zoo ... 74f ... Pagan-zoo village contains about 30 hats. Ywa-thit lies to the east.
Shin-bin-saggo A 81f Shin-bin-saggo has a famous pagoda of the same name. Salay-myo is 3 miles north-east of the above, and contains about 3,000 inhabitants. The town is famous for a kind of cotton cloth used by the Burmans as blankets.
Ma-gyee-kan ... 3 84f On the right hand side is Ma-gyee-kan village, which is 3 miles north-west of Shin-bin-saggo. There is a road from this to Salay-myo. At the junction of these two roads is a zayat.
Hnaw-gyoung 3 87f ... This village is situated on a stream of the same name 3 miles north-west of the last village. This Btream at the time of crossing (end of August) was almost dry. There are only 15 huts in this village. Goats, pigs, and fowls are procurable.
Zee-gyo-bin ... 1 88f ... This village consists of about 40 huts. The road from Pagan-ngay to this is comparatively good.
Pyin-ma H 90| a Aa On ^30th August leave Zee-gyo-bin village, and follow footpath, keeping telegraph line in view, and pass Pyin-ma village.
Hyoung-byoo-bir Bane-ma-yaza-chonk. Singoo . 5 91 92 97 ... Village situated near a stream. The route again lead over hills and valleys to a small village of 20 huts called Bone-ma-yaza-chouk. Singoo is a commercial town containing about 4,000 inhabitants. The road leading here from Bone-ma-yaza-chouk is tolerably good. Between the two places there is a bridge, 16 paces by 2, over a small stream. Close to the bridge is a zayat.
Mee-loung-bya 3i \ 100j \ ... Leaving the town of Singoo proceed by the telegraph road in a northerly direction. Mee-loung-bya consists of about 60 huts in two clusters.
Katbit-kone ... \ 100; I A village, consisting of about 50 huts in two clusters, | mile north-east of last village.
Kya-o or Kya-1 o 1 iarr " a \ 100 4 ... A village of 800 inhabitants north-west of Kathit-kone.Kya-o or Kya-1 o 1 iarr " a \ 100 4 ... A village of 800 inhabitants north-west of Kathit-kone.