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Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – 2017 – part 2 of 2

By on March 26, 2017 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – 2017 – part 2 of 2

This is part 2 of 2 on my visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – you can read the first post here – Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – 2017 – part 1 of 2. It is also my second visit to the pagoda and you can read about my last visit […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – 2017 – part 1 of 2

By on March 26, 2017 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – 2017 – part 1 of 2

I first visited the Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) in 2015 – see Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 1 of 2 and Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 2 of 2, and it was great to be back. And this time I took two of my visit […]

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Mahamuni Buddha Temple (Mahar Myat Mu ‘Ne’ Pagoda) – မဟာမုနိဘုရားကြီး, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

By on March 21, 2017 in Myanmar/Burma
Mahamuni Buddha Temple (Mahar Myat Mu ‘Ne’ Pagoda) – မဟာမုနိဘုရားကြီး, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

The next stop on my “Mandalay taxi tour” was the Mahamuni Buddha Temple (Mahar Myat Mu ‘Ne’ Pagoda) – မဟာမုနိဘုရားကြီး. Just as the taxi pulled up outside the temple an amazing display of carts pulled by white cows went by. These carts were all part of the ongoing ceremonies for new nuns and monks that were […]

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Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

By on March 21, 2017 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

The next stop on my “Mandalay taxi tour” was the Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma). Again, the Pagoda was another fine example of a pagoda in Myanmar (Burma). I wonder just how many pagodas there are in Myanmar? The Pahtodawgyi Pagoda is a white pagoda. That is, the main pagoda is a brilliant white, and not covered in […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 1 of 2

By on March 30, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 1 of 2

The Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya) is possibly THE tourist attraction in Yangon (Rangoon). It is busy, and it is full of tourists. Walking in is free (there is a security check where you and your bags will be scanned) however, as soon as you get to the platform of the pagoda you will be stopped by a […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 2 of 2

By on March 30, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 2 of 2

So much to see at the Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon). There were also an army a cleaners on the go… More shots of the Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon… You just can’t stop taking photos! Love the scaffolding at the Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon. Finally leaving the Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon. The Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), […]

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62nd Street – Heading south from Maha Lawkamarazein or Kuthodaw Inscription Shrines, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

By on March 26, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments

From the Maha Lawkamarazein (Kuthodaw Inscription) Shrines, I decided to walk back towards the hotel along 62nd Street as according to the map I had suggested it was lined with pagodas. However, they were set back far from the road and I wasn’t really able to visit them, in fact apart from two large pagodas […]

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Sandamuni Pagoda, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

By on March 26, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Sandamuni Pagoda, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

I decided to head back over to the Mandalay Hill area this morning to explore some of the pagodas at the foot of the hill. The first one I came across was the Sandamuni Pagoda, which was stunning. Slightly hidden away from the main tourist route the pagoda complex was worth exploring because of its size, […]

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Mandalay Hill, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) – part 3 of 3

By on March 25, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Mandalay Hill, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) – part 3 of 3

So many people selling stuff on the Mandalay Hill walk… Making beads…. One problem with all this selling is a lot of waste is generated on the hill… But people still enjoy the climb… Mandalay Hill was worth the effort. It was tough in the heat and with no shoes on, and by the time […]

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Mandalay Hill, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) – part 2 of 3

By on March 25, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Mandalay Hill, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) – part 2 of 3

The views on the route up Mandalay Hill are good… So many pagodas… Some of the stairs on the route are ridiculously steep…. And everywhere there are people selling clothes, food and souvenirs… Finally you get to the top… And the views are good… The route back down (note the sculptures at the bottom). The […]

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