Paper lanterns were on sale for the light festival celebrated on the full moon day of Thidingyut which falls on October 28. One can see hot air balloons in the sky at night on this occasion.
Vietnam Trade Fair is in progress at Yangon Trade Center. There are not much booths at the fair. Shampoo and beauty products are popular.
Aung Mingalar Restaurant, which is famous for Shan foods, has moved to a new location, a bit far from previous place. The shop is neatly decorated. It is convenient for foreign customers to order foods because menu is shown by photographs. A wide variety noodles is available here. We would like to encourage visitors to try the food there.
No.34,corner of Bo Yar Nyunt St. & Na Wa Day St. Yaw Min Gyi Ward, Dagon Township
Presents are given to benefactors as a token of respects on the occasion of the end of Buddhist lent. Gift packets and baskets are on sale for this respect-paying occasion which falls on October 28.
A yogurt seller seen at roadside. One pot of yogurt costs 150 Kats. It is generally served with jiggery.
New 1000-Kyat notes, 500-Kyat notes and 200-Kyat notes were issued in Myanmar this month. Size of the notes has changed. But, no changes were made to the design. Existing paper notes will be in circulation.
Some rare buses are in operation in Yangon. I can"t say for sure that the bus in the picture is a rare one of not. But, it is written Nagoya Body on it.
Oranges came into season recently. They are now plenty. They come from countryside and from Thailand. One packet of oranges costs from K 2500-3000.
The third branch of Thai Restaurant Sabai Sabai, a popular restaurant in Yangon, has recently been opened at the place of Indian Restaurant Maha Raja. The name of the shop is "Rabieng Thai". There are a lot of visitors there. The Maha Raja also receives a lot of guests because of the new restaurant.
After recent successive days of hot days, it rained today the whole with thunders. I think if the rainy season is really coming to an end because such thundershowers is said to be the symbol of the end of the rainy season.
There are many shops that sell casting nets in 25th street. The nets are not only produced locally but also imported from Thailand. A casting net costs 1500 Kyats.
Chikyuu No Arukikata 2004-2005 hand book has come out. Most of the Japanese visitors to Myanmar carry with them. Yangonow and Sanay Travels are introduced in the book. Location of our office can be found on the map on the page 20 of the book.
French Restaurant Le Moliere was opened on Pyay Road in Yangon on October 1. The chef from Tharaba Gate Hotel manages the shop. It is located near Thai Restaurant Sillom Village.
Noodles made from buck wheat grown as opium substitute crop under the assistance of the government of Japan. It is distributed by an entrepreneur of Myanmar snack incustry.
There have been successive days of blackout in Yangon. We can get electricity from 23:00_to 05:00 hours. For daily routine works, we have to rely only on batteries. It is said that the blackout will continue for next two months.