May Myo Myanmar

Myo Myanmar

Founded by the British as a retreat from the high summer temperatures, the small town of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) still has a strong English flair. Myanmar Tours - Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) The Maymyo, 3481 ft above sealevel and named after a Colonel May of the Fifth Bengal Infantry Regiment based there in 1886, is beautifully situated at the end of a beautiful tunnel. Everywhere the British went, they showed a sense for finding and evolving "mountain stations" that served as an escape from the uncomfortable tropic summersun, and Maymyo is one of them.

This was a UK government holiday destination in Burma and although it has now become less important as a tourist destination, there is no longer a tourist hike by the government of Burma - it remains colorful, mainly from its surrounding nature and beauties. Pyin Oo Lwin Island Myanmar Island Fresh from the strawberries.

Maymyo' s 17 sq km are virtually surrounded by low rolling hill, the highest, One Tree Hill, which stands 4021ft high. Maymyo is a continuous uprising of abundant green. Eucalyptus, silty areas and pines give the landscape its splendour and on the hillsides you can see café, arbutus and apple-groves.

Maymio' s cathedrals, especially chrysanthemums, are flying all over Burma for flower sacrifices on the palagodas. There is a two-week flight from Rangoon to Maymyo, but the drive from Mandalay to Maymyo, along an outstanding 42-mile highway, would be a bracing one. A view of the countryside from the so-called View Point halfway between Mandalay and Maymyo.

Maymyo Botanical Garden, which covers an area of more than 350 hectares and occupies the foothills of a mound that offers them a natural environment and leads down to a pond, is a great tourist destination. This is the home of the President of the Union of Burma's President.

Near the gardens is a silk culture farming facility and the building that houses the new silk weavers' pilot project. Burma's own evaporated dairy is being built in Maymyo. At the Municipal Market and the Bazar Center you can buy a beautiful Shan purse and everything you want and find men and girls from the Shan Hills in their beautiful local clothes and their unique herds.

There' s a street that goes all around the city - an outstanding ride. Though Maymyo is rightly known for his monastic school. Maymio' s Botanical Garden in Pyin Oo Lwin. The Anisakan Water Falls, 7 mile away and the Wetwun Water Falls, 15 mile from Maymyo, are worth a trip. Thirty five leagues on the Maymyo-Lashio Strait lies the Goteik Viaduct, between two wooded plateaus of the Shan Hills and across a canyon, a scenery of dramatic tropic hilarity.

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