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a large broken piece of ground, lying along the river bank. They are verily a weird sight, a motley crew, numbering some hundreds of beasts, and uncouth, wild-looking attendants. One of these caravans had just arrived when we were at Bhamo, and it was a most amusing sight watching them load up the donkeys, who rebelled vigorously
the chinese quarter of bhamo.
at the weight of cotton put upon them, often, poor beasts, in consequence of their backs being scored by the pack saddles, and the weight doubtless gave the poor creatures great pain. That, it is needless to remark, was of no moment to a Chinese drover ! These caravans are not desirable visitors as they constantly bring in anthrax and other diseases.