Monthly Archives: November 2009

MYANMAR / Shwekyin (Bago Division)

Like Aithabyu in my previous posting, this place is not for regular  tourists either. I was here in November to survey location for Korbani during Eidul Adha.  Shwekyin is a small town north of Bago, off main Yangon-Mandalay road. After … Continue reading

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MYANMAR / Inle Lake (kehidupan atas air)

  Inlay Lake (dieja juga sebagai Inle Lake) terletak di utara Myanmar di negeri Shan, negeri terbesar di Myanmar. Tasik dengan keindahan semulajadi ini berada pada ketinggian hampir 1000 meter dari paras laut. Di atas tenang dan jernih air tasik … Continue reading

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MYANMAR — a traditional wedding experience

Sunday 8 November 2009: Last Friday, I received an invitation to a wedding reception. The card was all written in Burmese including a small map with a direction to a a bride’s house — a village in North Dagon, some … Continue reading

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MYANMAR / Dawei (Tavoy)

This trip was first performed in January 2009.  Info are correct at that time. Dawei is accessible via Yangon Air flight from Yangon Airport (domestic terminal). The flight time was about an hour on ATR aircraft. Tourists need a special … Continue reading

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Updating antivirus software on Myanmar National Day

11 November 2009: Today is a public holiday in Myanmar. This is my first time celebrating Myanmar National Day. Whats so special about this day? National Day stems from Dec. 5, 1920 when students of Yangon University staged a strike … Continue reading

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