Crossing Mawning Stream
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 2:48PM
[chuck] in Kachin, Science, community forestry

Before we decided it was best to just camp out (see Room With A View) by the Shinlonga Management Area, twice a day we had to wade across Mawning Stream. On the way there, the cold water was an instant wake up; coming back it was deliciously refreshing. In both directions, the hassle was taking off the leech socks, the regular socks, and the boots, rolling up your pants, lacing the boots together with the socks, and putting the whole thing around your neck - and then repeating the entire process in reverse after reaching the other side.

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