^ The Chindwin
of the distant cliffs, and at Maingwe the further course of the river is concealed from the eye, so sharp is the curve it makes there. A passage of marked beauty follows, the river winding in and out, through 4'zones of light and shadow," its waters gaining clarity with every mile, till it reaches the climax of a horseshoe curve, where the Naya-yin enters at Yet ----------------------Pa. Both arms of
. in the tea orchards at kawya .
the river here reach
away like lakes, through avenues of forest to the stately mountains, whose king is Saramati, snow-crowned like Soracte, in the winter. The winds that blow here at this season are laden with the scent of forest flowersa a rich heavy scent as from a distillery. There are miles upon miles of it here.
After the horseshoe turn at Yet Paanoblest passage of the Chindwin a the river breaks away to the east,