To Indi, oto.
also for Ceylon, Burma, China, Japan, Australasia, America,
Africa, Europe, etc. See pp. IIo, I'5
RAILWAY FARES YKO~I CALCUTTA.
To i Miles.l IstClaas. 1 andClass.
Agra Fort, via Allahabad
Allahabad ,, Mogalserai
Cawnpore ,, Allahabad ...
Darjeeling ,, Siligori
,, 0. R.
K. a. p.
19 i 0
44 8 0
89 11 0
8P 14 0
K. a. p.
2% 5 0
21 8 0
41 8 0
30 8 0
Fares subject to change.
Burma is seen to the best advantare from about the middle
of November just after the rainy season, until the middle
end of March. April is a hot month, and tlie monsoon breaks
about the middle of May, the average rainfall in RRngoon
being Ioo inches. I'rom November to May there is practically
Burma does not compare with India in towns and buildings
of historical interest and antiquity, and with the exception of
her pagodas and monasteries and the palace at hlandalay,
there are few buildings to charm the eye or attract the ntten-
tion of the casualvisitor. It is rather the scenery and still
more the people in which the charm of a visit to Burma
consists. The Burmese are a pleasure-loving people, and in
habit and thought are very different to any other races or
which the Indian Empire is coml,osetl. The bulk of the tratle
of the countryis in the hands of Chinese nn~l Indian merchants.
The women are more intlustrious than the men, and live lives
of great freedom. The religion of the Ilurmese is Buddhism.
No tour to the East is complete unless it illcludes Burma.