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Activities in Myanmar
Burma is a country full of secrets and unexplored treasure hiding in the jungle of the northern hemisphere and the back roads of its citys. Myanmar has been unheard of by many visitors for centuries and is rapidly developing into one of the tourist hot spots in Asia, a region that emerges from its old past and finds its place in the heart of West European travel.
Burma offers a variety of interesting and one-of-a-kind sights that will delight you, from the old Bagan sanctuaries to the untouched whiter southern sands. Discover mystic caverns and watch the most spectacular sundowns, while you are under the banner of the country's old rituals and experiencing the singular Khmer tradition.
The Myanmar trip is different from anywhere else in the world in a land where the monk has the stature of a star musician. It is said that one of the holiest places in Myanmar, the Shwedagon Lagoon, was erected on the site of one of the country's first stupa. Situated in the centre of contemporary Yangon, the 325-foot long marbled with 27 tons of pure goldfoil.
Bagaya Kyaung is situated in the city of Inwa, in the Mandalay area of Myanmar and is an old teaak convent resting on 267 tea wood poles, the biggest of which is 60 ft high and over 9 ft in perimeter. Although it has an almost steady flow of visitors, the convent is a lively convent, and the education department has an old, cut ball collection hanging above the classrooms to help the pupils in their class.
Myanmar's highest peak, Mount Victoria, is the third highest peak in the Chinese state of Myanmar at 3,053m. It is the region's major tourist destination. Situated in Nat Ma Taung National Park, it is known for its huge wood with oversized diamond rhododendrons.
This double peak, rarely seen by foreigners, is a 2-3 hours ascent from the trail head in the small city of Kanpetlet. This area is home to some of Myanmar's most rare and magnificent flora, as well as some of Myanmar's ethnical strains known for the Tattoos on their wives' faces.
Situated to the north-east of the centre of Mandalay Town, a 240 metre high mound is the mound that gave the town its name, which has evolved around it. It has a series of steps and footpaths leading to the summit, but the most beloved is on the south side and is a roofed trail on which travellers walk barefooted while the trail leads through several convents and cloisters.
If you don't stop, the hike to the summit will take about 30 min., but with such a beautiful view from all sides it will take on the whole a few hour on it. Situated in Hpa An, this vast and evocative cavern is situated just south of Zwegabin mountain and is bordered on the other side by a small pond where you can take a boating trip with a native fisher.
In the north-west of Chin State in Myanmar lies Mount Mizo Sea, known as Rih Dil. It is about one nautical miles long and half a nautical acronym. Its name comes from an old Mizo legend of a young woman who revived her sibling with the help of a ghost, but at the same moment was turned into the city.
Mizo is a beautiful natural pond of particular religious importance for the old Mizo, who lived on both sides of the Indian frontier, in the former Mizoram. Today the Mizo are mainly Christians, but the sea is still a favourite place in their tradition as it is said to be the gate to the Mizo sky, known as Piairal.
Its seclusion near the frontier with Mizoram reinforces its mystic charm and is an important place of worship for the Mizo from the south. There is a proverb in Mizoram: "The biggest sea in Mizoram is Rih Dil, but it is in Burma".
The U-Bein Brücke is a 1.2 km long teak wood viaduct that stretches over the shoals of Taungthaman Sea near Amarapura, one of the Mandalay Townships. Whilst the arid period is leaving the water of the pond just below the path, the pond becomes swollen in the rainy period and the water often washes over the plywood.
Situated on 1086 teak rods nestled at the bottom of the shore, the best part of the day to reach the pier is shortly after dawn, when it is used by literally a hundred friars and village people who commute across the shore to the Township. Although this is one of the liveliest tourist resorts in Myanmar, it hardly ever felt like it died of the commercialisation of it.
Yangon tea houses (formerly known as Rangoon during the UK invasion of Burma) have become increasingly beloved by the local people and visitors to this up-and-coming former capitol. Whereas the state' s capitol has been relocated by the army to Naypyidaw in the centre of Myanmar, Yangon is still the country' s biggest town with over seven million people.
Yangon teashops have developed to offer not only teas but also a large selection of Myanmar cuisines, traditional Thai drinks and many curry and biryani dishes from India. Today, Yangon is an important part of its urban lifestyle, and no visitor is incomplete without experience this distinctive Yangonian cooking world.
Bogyoke Aung San, known as Scott's Mark during the time of Britain's settlement, is one of the biggest Myanmar retail outlets in the municipality of Pabedan in the centre of Yangon. Favoured by visitors for its paved roads and colorful architectural style, as well as its ancient Myanmar jewellery, fine arts and apparel shops, the local people also love the local markets for food, clothes, medicine and beloved overseas goods.
As with the vast shopping centers of America, it is one of the most loved places for young Burmese to meet, and also the place to find some of the best men's tailoring in Asia. Today known as Bagan, the former capitol of the old pagan kingdom of Myanmar, lies in the Mandalay area of the state.
Situated in the heart of the old town, it encompasses the biggest area of all existing complexes in the worid and includes more than 10,000 of them. Situated at the heights of the pagan empire, between the eleventh and thirteenth century, the Bagan plain still has more than 2,200 shrines and tombs that have survive and are still intact.
Cambodia's major tourist industrial landmark, the temple level, is considered similar to that of Angkor in Cambodia. Situated in an area of earthquake activities, the Temple has been suffering heavily from the seismological activities over the past few hundred years, with more than 400 quakes registered in this area in the last one.
Today Bagan is a tourist resort that attracts around 400,000 tourists every year and is one of the most impressive attractions in the whole wide globe when the setting daylight behind the tempe level.