absolutely makes one very angry after a time. On arrival in camp the dying ones are as noisy as jackdaws, and snarl and wrangle over their ghee and lotas, and other equally important matters.
OutA Jungle Camp.
Sometimes we had to camp in damp,
dark, dense jungles, where the air
was stagnant and heavy, and where we had to cut down the trees to let in the light and air. Some of the camps were very bad ; but there was no help for it. We could not go to the top of the mountain, away from the water, neither could we camp up the hill-sideausually as steep as a church-steeple ; so we had to keep to the streams below. Once well into the hills, the camps were on good sitesachiefly on the hill-slopes, near
The Boungshay Country.
In the Boungshay country the valleys are very narrow, and covered for the most part with dense jungle. The mountains rise to great heights. One range the troops went over was above 9,000 feet. Pine forests are not plentiful. The summits of the higher ranges are a mountain campaboungshay country. covered with dense oak-
view in the boungshay country.