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S. dollars are widely accepted in Burma and are the preferred payment method in all hotels.
There are 5 interesting facts about Burma
As Burma has only been open to international tourism for a few dozen years, there is so much to be learned about this unbelievable state. A visit to this part of Southeast Asia is without a doubt the best way to gain this kind of information, but here are five interesting things you may not know about Burma.
Thingyan or the Wasserfestival is the name of this year' s festival and all companies in the area are closing for a few outings. The symbol of the washed away of sins and accidents of the past year for a new beginning. It' a funny season to be in Burma because watering the other people' s minds can and often does become a street war.
In Burma, the right wrist is used for body care, i.e. the right wrist should always be given when giving or consuming something to another one. In Burma, the worship of the printed press is in a way that only a people who have seen suppressed information can truly grasp. That' s why you will see so many newsstanders across Yangon and other towns, as knowledge of the land and the rest of the globe is seen as extremely important and the best way to do that is to read about it in the newspapers.
Until 2013, Burma was one of only three nations in the global economy that did not use the metrical system. This year the goverment said that the country would put an end to this and use the almost universally applicable methodology to reconcile with its trade counterparts.
Whilst Burma is now an official metrical nation, most day-to-day operations are carried out using conventional means. Shared weights are expressed in terms of weights: 3.6 lbs for Puiktha and 6 inch for May.