The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

printed - tour diary of the Deputy Commissioner of the Naga Hills for the year 1870-1872 (John Butler) volume two

caption: icy weather
medium: tours
location: Zallo R. Pulomi (Paplongmai)
date: 31.12.1872
person: Butler/ John
date: 22.11.1870-17.2.1873
note: inaccurate spelling in the original text
text: 31st December. Moved camp today to a spot close to the sources of the Zallo. The latter portion of our march led up a picturesque gorge with high mountains on either side.
text: It has been very cold during the last two days at Paplongmai where I found ice about 72 [sic] inches thick on my "Chilamchi" inside the tent, and it is bitterly cold again here tonight and I fancy we shall have the ice thicker than ever, indeed I should not be surprised if we had a fall of snow ere long.