The Irrawaddy river, Burma
Burma is just opening up to tourism, and travel experts are predicting that cruises on the 1348 mile (2170 km) Irrawaddy river will prove one of the country's most popular attractions. The river flows from the north to the south of Burma and has been used since the 6th century for trade and transport, becoming particularly important to the British Empire after it colonised Burma. It remains so today: its water helps to irrigate the rice paddies in the Irrawaddy Delta. The river is also a haven for wildlife, and is named after the Irrawaddy river dolphin, which can be found in its lower reaches.
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There are stretches of the River Thames , Cookham, Bray through Boulters Lock that are absolutely beautiful.. and I have seen a few rivers.