The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book : Return to the Naked Nagas (1939;1976)

caption: Chapter One. The Naga Hills
caption: road to Kohima from Manipur Road
medium: books
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-6.1937
text: The road, following a swiftly flowing river, swollen during the rains, wound through a wooded valley, and then climbed zigzagging up the mountain in sickening hairpin bends. The gradient was considerable, for the forty-six miles from the station to Kohima led to a height of almost 4,800 feet. Dense tropical forest shut in the road with garlands and curtains of creepers hanging from the high trees.