This picture shows pickled vegetables and soya beans paste consumed at the households in Chin State, northern part of Myanmar. The taste of pickled vegetables is a little sour compared to fermented vegetables in Japan. Soya beans paste is not very sticky like Japanese beans paste. But, the taste is the same.
Novitiation ceremonies are held during the period of November 26th (full moon day of Thasoungdine) . It is common to hold a ceremonial procession, accompanied by music bands, in downtown Yangon, before a young man becomes a novice. The ceremony seems to cost a fortune.
A wide variety of noodles served with bean curd are available in Kengtung. The picture features boiled noodles served with pork, Wonton, bean sprouts. On the left is a pickled vegetable which is similar to Japanese pickled mustard leaf. One serving costs K 300.
Motorcycles are widely used as taxis in Kengtung, a town near Thai Border.
I saw costumes of ethnic people on sale in the market in Kengtung. The target customers did not seem to be tourists. They seemed to be intended for local ethnic people.
Internet service is now available at the Internet Cafe in Inlay. It is available in Japanese Language in Nyaung Shwe. It costs K 1500 per 30 minutes to use the Net. You can have data from your camera copied into a CD at the shop.
Air Bagan has launched its service. Flights are being operated between Yangon and Bagan, Mandalay, Heho in the mornings and in the afternoons with the use of a Jet aircraft.
Green Elephant Restaurant, a famous Myanmar restaurant, is located at a pleasant environs. High quality lacquer ware are also available here.
Old CDs are widely recycled in Myanmar. Religious teachings and other writing are printed on old CDs which are hung in cars and houses.
This is the new aquarium under construction in Yangon. Specially imported glass sheets are being put up at the moment. I don't know when it will be finished. But, it looks quite different from the old aquarium.