Route No. 37 acontd.
From Fatanag to Mandalayacontd.
Names of Stages. m Inter-ediate. Total. Rivers. Remarks.
Pyaw - b w e b - ywa-thit. Choung-bouk ... Sin-deb-wa ... 1 1 149* 150* North-east of Tha-boung. Consists of 60 huts. Situated on a stream of the same name. The current was strong (September). It was fordable. This village is said to contain 800 inhabitants. The road travelled was a cart road. On the opposite bank of the stream is Sin-deh-wa village.
Lee-gyoon ... ... ... Lee-gyoon village is situated on an island in the river. It is 1} miles from Sin-deh-wat and consists of 30 small huts.
Ta-noung-daing-pyaw-bweb. 1 151* ... This village is situated on high ground, and contaiM about 2,000 inhabitants.
Gyoke-bin 2 153* ... North-east on high ground near the river, and contains about 800 inhabitants. The cart road which leads to it is bad during the rains. There are wells in the last two villages. Jaggery is manufactured in the latter.
Tbein-ywa 1 1544 ... North of Gyoke-bin village.
Ywa-zee 1 155} ... North.
Sba-daw * 155} ... North. Contains about 400 inhabitants. A little above this village, and before reaching Myin-gyan, which is only half a mile from Sha-daw, is a large stream, which is deep near the mouth. Where the route crosses, it wm breast-deep in September.
Myin-gyan ... 156* ... This is one of the most important commercial towns along the river, and is said to contain 20,000 inhabitants. Much trade is carried on here in cotton, hides, and sesamnm oil.
Choung-toirag... * 156* Stream breast-deep. Leaving Myin-gyan the road takes an easterly direction near the telegraph line. Choung-toung is \ mile from Myin-gyan, and contains about 500 inhabitants. Cross a stream before reaching this village breast-deep.
Leb-dee 3 159J l A The road from here to Leh-deh village is tolerably good, but it was mudily in places. The village contains aboafc 1,000 inhabitants.
Nabeb-gwa ... M 164 ... Two miles from Leh-dee is a village on the left hAAAd aide called Ta-woon-bo. The village along the road surrounds their land wittt branches of thorns, and some telegraph posts are within these boundaries.
Leb-tbit ... 164 1 Leaving Nabeh-gwa pass the village for Lh-thit at * mile. At two miles is a zayat on the right hand side ci the road. There is a tank close by. At 2f miles s csrt road branches off on the right to i wa-tha-ya. This tmA is a mile long, and in September mnddy.Leb-tbit ... 164 1 Leaving Nabeh-gwa pass the village for L h-thit at * mile. At two miles is a zayat on the right hand side ci the road. There is a tank close by. At 2f miles s csrt road branches off on the right to i wa-tha-ya. This tmA is a mile long, and in September mnddy.