A Travellerspoint blog

March 2003

Myanmar

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelled to Myanmar/Thailand... arrived Yangoon (Myanmar) via Bangkok (Thailand), then travelled 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)...






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






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






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






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






Moustache Brothers
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Shot of 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
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Colonial building on the streets in the pleasant old British hill-station, Pywin U Lwin, Myanmar.






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






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






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






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






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Posted by joffre 14:24 Archived in Myanmar Tagged thailand myanmar photography joffre Comments (0)