Korean Air has been operating direct charter flights_Souel-Yangon-Souel_ between Souel and Yangon since May 24, 2006. Arrangements have been reportedly made for the flights to continue till early 2007.
Lake View Restaurant at Kandawgyi in Mandalay. There are huts with lake view and places for customers to fish.
Yarn used to make Amarapura apparel. All skeins are dyed by hand.
Amarapura is famous for its apparel. The fabric is still made by hand even in present time.
Famous rice noodles from Mandalay. Arrangements are underway to hold a Mandalay rice noodles contest.
Air Bagan has extended its operations from Yangon to Lashio, in northern Shan State since August 6. It operates on Yangon-Naypyidaw-Mandalay-Lashio route on Fridays and Sundays.
photo by 7 days News Journal
This photo shows a variety of Myanmar Traditional fritters. The snack is made of batter with beans, gourds, bananas and onions. The fried snack is a good match for rice as breakfast and for Monhinga as well.
Pineapple from Thibaw in Shan states.They come into season from July to September.They are very sweet compared to other pineapples.One pineapple costs K400.
Numberof fashion schools which teach design is on the increase in Yangon. People put on ready-made clothes in the past. Having clothes made by designers is increasingly gaining popularity recently.
Malikha II exlpress ship will launch its operations with effect from August 19. It leaves Mandalay for Bagan on Wednesdays and Saturdays and Bagan for Mandalay on Thursdays and Sundays.
A seated Buddha image donated by actor Kyaw Hein was conveyed from Mandalay to Yangon. It has been placed at Botahtaung Pagoda in Yangon for worshipping. Kyaw Hein made devotional offering as a monk along the way of conveyance of the bronze image which is larger than average ones.
Parami CNG Taxis have been launched starting from 23rd July. For using the taxi,it costs K500 and K100 per mile. Arrangements are underway for taxis with taxi meter to operate in the future.
photo by Flower News