The Silken East v
The cliffs of soft sandy formation show in an interesting manner how the action of rain supplements that of the great river in widening its borders. The action of miniature falls is here well marked, the cliff
cliffs near yenan-gyaung
sides being cut into pinnacles which look like stalactites. The whole surface is scoured with the prints of water. In places the cliffs look as if they had been sliced with a razor, in others as if the whole front of them had been brutally torn away, as a bear tears away the flesh from a man's face, exposing the grinning bones. One talks of human interest, but the war of nature is ot terrible fascination when the eye has once learnt to look for it.
This is the order of the landscape here where it overlooks the swirling riveracliff, watercourse, cliff, watercourse, cliff, large watercourse, a village ; and so .again. It is only where the large streams come down that there is space for a settlement. There are no