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Zoom A statue of Pyit-Taing-Htaung which can be literally translated to “Always standing guy no matter how hard it has been thrown”. It is a famous traditional paper toy in Myanmar which always stands tall regardless the direction and action it has been thrown away. It is also a traditional inspirational symbol for those who are hardworking but with no proper achievement yet.

A statue of Pyit-Taing-Htaung which can be literally translated to “Always standing guy no matter how hard it has been thrown”. It is a famous traditional paper toy in Myanmar which always stands tall regardless the direction and action it has been thrown away. It is also a traditional inspirational symbol for those who are hardworking but with no proper achievement yet.

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Zoom One of the most beautiful and unique ethnics in Myanmar. They are known as “Padaung” ethnics among locals.
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Kayan women with neck rings, Myanmar(Burma), 1994 by Steve McCurry

One of the most beautiful and unique ethnics in Myanmar. They are known as “Padaung” ethnics among locals.

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Kayan women with neck rings, Myanmar(Burma), 1994 by Steve McCurry

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Focal Length: 38mm." href="http://38.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1g652kBSm1qhxouto1_1280.jpg?.jpg">Zoom A statute of good daemon at MaharMyatMuni Pagoda, Mandalay.

A statute of good daemon at MaharMyatMuni Pagoda, Mandalay.

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Quick Fact 7

There’s no greetings like “Good Morning” in Myanmar. People say only the words “Nay Kaung Lar” which means “How are you” on the street regardless of the time they meet. At work, they smile each other in the morning instead of word greetings.

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Zoom Second largest reclining Buddha in Bagan, Myanmar.

Second largest reclining Buddha in Bagan, Myanmar.

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Zoom Cathedral Church in Yangon

Cathedral Church in Yangon

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Zoom One of the famous Buddha statue in Bagan, Arnandar Pagoda which was built 1105 AD.

One of the famous Buddha statue in Bagan, Arnandar Pagoda which was built 1105 AD.

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Bonsai Myanmar! If you want to know what Myanmar is, you have to watch this! 

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Monk Chanting with Kittens by Rob Kroenert (Wiggum03) on Flickr.
Via Flickr: A monk chanting in a monastery near Nyuangshwe, Myanmar (Burma).  I didn’t see the kittens at first - they only popped up when they heard the sound of my camera.

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Monk Chanting with Kittens by Rob Kroenert (Wiggum03) on Flickr.

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A monk chanting in a monastery near Nyuangshwe, Myanmar (Burma). I didn’t see the kittens at first - they only popped up when they heard the sound of my camera.

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Quick Fact 6

Celebrating Christmas is not too famous in Myanmar. Christian families have dinner on Christmas eve and go to church. Every Buddhist families welcome the group of Carol singers around Christmas and donate money.

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Drawing with blade! You can even tell the drawer your desired design and he/she will make it out with blade in a glance! It cost only about 1.5 USD and you can find such street artist at the corners of some streets. Some artists are very young and they do it for living!

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Myanmar Street Artist

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Zoom bestbling:

Burmese peridot necklace

bestbling:

Burmese peridot necklace

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Zoom shamila-ki-jawani:

Workers in the Field by dvlazar on Flickr.
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Zoom Pork on Stick! It is known as “Wet Thar Dote Htoe” in Myanmar is a very very famous light food in Myanmar. It is the most popular street food as well. The boiled organs of pork are put on toothpick like sticks and served with nice chilli sauce. The bill is calculated by the number of sticks. Customers need to put all the left sticks on the corner of the basket so that the seller can easily count how many sticks the customer have eaten. Once stick costs around 0.1 to 0.2 USD.

Pork on Stick! It is known as “Wet Thar Dote Htoe” in Myanmar is a very very famous light food in Myanmar. It is the most popular street food as well. The boiled organs of pork are put on toothpick like sticks and served with nice chilli sauce. The bill is calculated by the number of sticks. Customers need to put all the left sticks on the corner of the basket so that the seller can easily count how many sticks the customer have eaten. Once stick costs around 0.1 to 0.2 USD.

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