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Travel Map and Photo Blog - Myanmar (မြန်မာ)

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Traveling to Myanmar/Thailand... arriving in Yangoon (Myanmar) via Bangkok (Thailand), then traveling to/through Yangon, Nyaungshwe (Inle Lake), Kalaw, Mandalay, Pywin U Lwin, Mandalay, Bagan, Pyay, Pathein, Chaungtha Beach, Pathein and Yangon (Myanmar)... and back home via Bangkok (Thailand)...

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Rangoon Streets
View along Rangoon streets, to the central 'Sule Paya', from the overpass in the 'Theigyi Zei' markets, Rangoon, Myanmar.

Intha Fisherman
Fishing in a traditional 'Intha' leg-propelled canoe, on peaceful Inle Lake, Myanmar.

Banyan Temples
The un-restored 'Banyan Tree Monastery' temples and stupas, Indein, Myanmar.

Cold Misty Morning
Waiting for the first bus, to Mandalay, Kalaw, Myanmar.

Moustache Brothers
The infamous Moustache Brothers, Pwe troupe (traditional Burmese entertainment) that combines music, drama and improvisation with a heavy dose of political satire that has seen 'Par Par Lay' (performer in the middle) spend 7 years in jail for comments of support for Myanmar's Nobel peace prize winning democracy campaigner 'Aung San Suu Kyi'! Mandalay, Myanmar. (Par Par Lay - RIP)

Colonial Maymyo
Colonial building, on the streets in the pleasant old British hill-station, Pywin U Lwin, Myanmar.

Pagan's Pagodas
Bagan/Pagan is a magical archaeological centre, with thousands of temples ('pahto') and stupas ('zedi') to visit, Bagan, Myanmar.

Shwesandaw Pagoda
In the small river-side trading town of Pyay/Prome, you'll find the impressive 'Shwesandaw Paya', Pyay, Myanmar.

Tongue in Cheek
Burmese boy in happier times at Chaungtha Beach village, Myanmar.

Shwedagon Pagoda
The majestic Shwedagon Pagoda (ie. Golden Dagon), late afternoon, this structure dominates the Rangoon skyline from every vantage point, and has to be seen to be believed! Rangoon, Myanmar.

Other Burmese photos from my travels;

Burmese (မြန်မာ) photos - (PhotoStream)

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Posted by joffre 14:24 Archived in Myanmar Tagged thailand myanmar photography blog ประเทศไทย joffre မြန်မာ

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