On the Road
a Musulman groom ; there are carved and gilded poles, and mosaic Buddhas, and many articles of monastic decoration ; all the outcome of some one's success in the ramble of life at Mogk.
It is a life fraught with vicissitudes, and the pious builder of a gilded monastery, the late owner of a big
PANTHAY MULETEER EN ROUTE TO THE RUBY MINES
house at Kyatpyin, is to-day the philosophic driver of a bullock-cart. Fortune has turned her back upon him ; but she cannot conceal the merit he has won by his piety, and cart-driver though he has become, he still remains Kyaung-taga U Saw, " Venerable-Builder-of-a-Monastery " Saw; and herein dwells the wisdom of the innocents.
Wapyi-daung, ten and a half miles from the river, is