As a part of the Yangon Photo Festival, the exhibition curated by Lukas Birk showcases the first works of Burmese photographers that dated back to more than 150 years. Open from 18 Feb - 11 Mar 2018 Hours: 10AM - 5PM Charge: Free of Charge Location: The Secretariat Yangon > Google Maps Take a 30 minute ride from Winner Inn. Photo Credits: Ei Khine #photographer #myanmar #yangon #festival #exhibition
Let Thoke Sone (လက္သုပ္စံုု) is a hand-tossed mixed salad. This well-loved Myanmar salad consists of more than one type of noodle and rice, seasoned with different dressings and finally mixed with hand. Let's learn some Burmese words here. Let (လက္): hand Thoke (သုပ္): salad Sone (စံုု): a variety The Base: Noodles, Potatoes... Noodles - ေခါက္ဆြဲ Glass Vermicelli - ပဲၾကာဇန္ Fried Tofu - ပဲျပား Cabbage - ေဂၚဖီ Chickpea Tofu - တိုု့ဟုူး Beansprouts - ပဲပင္ေပါက္ Mohinga Vermicel
It is basic etiquette to call a person using Mr and Ms. In Myanmar, Mr and Ms have different variations based on seniority and age. Let's learn to speak Burmese from the basics of addressing each other. U – Adult males (from younger to their seniors) Daw – Adult females (from younger to their seniors) Ko – Younger males (most commonly used) Ma – Younger females (most commonly used) If you are not familiar with the name, you can just use as follows: U/U Lay/Ba Gyi - uncle Aunt
Hta Ma Ne (ထမနဲ) is glutinous rice seasoned with peanuts, coconut flakes and sesame seeds. Htamane festival is held on the eve of the full moon day of Tabodwe (the 11th month of Myanmar calendar, February). Donors offer Htamane to the Buddha and monks before dawn on the full-moon day. Here's the step by step Htamane making procedure. Coconut is sliced on the carpenter's plane. The sliced coconut and ginger are fried on the big wok. Oil and water are added in and stirring unti
Explore these Burmese traditional street-side snacks, dishes, drinks and desserts at the Night Market along Strand Road. Open from 3PM - 11PM. Highly recommended! *Opt for hot foods cooked when you order for health safety* Ga Nan Hinn (ဂဏန္းဟင္း) crabs cooked in masala curry. Sticks of meat and veggies ready to be grilled. Thin Paung Poe (သင္ေပါင္းပိုုး) Larvae that lives in a plant’s stem is deep fried when ordered. It is rich and creamy with a crunch exterior layer. Pa Yit
If you only had two days and wondering what you must see, eat, experience in Yangon, here's the suggested itinerary for you: Download Itinerary See Google Map Day 1 – Around the Lakes 9:00AM Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda (reclining Buddha that is 65m long and 16m high), built in 1907 and was renovated again at 1966. It means 6 story Buddha in Burmese is thus higher in length than Nga Htat Gyi. 10:00AM Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda (seated Buddha wearing a golden robe that is 14m high). It mean
Wondering what to do near Winner Inn? Here's the curated neighborhood map especially for you. Every location within walking distance, ranging from beauty and relaxation, physical activity, monasteries & churches, meditation centers, places of interest to recommended restaurants & bars. Highly Recommended: 1. Meditate at IMC, International Meditation Center, just 15mins walk from Winner Inn. Experience true peace and mindfulness through proper guidance in English together with
Pagodas There's a strict dress code when going to pagodas and monasteries. You are required to wear: long pants or skirts that cover your legs sleeved shirts or blouses Bargaining Always bargain even if the salespeople say the prices are fixed. Sometimes, you can get items at 10% of the quoted price. Street Food Street food is not recommended as there is a lack of clean water to wash beside the streets. Bring medicine in case you want to try street food. Walk Around Town Ther
Before you pack, check the weather for the country you will be visiting at www.AccuWeather.com
Take care of your health related preparations before you travel. Buy travel health insurance. DO NOT ASSUME you can get competent medical care in Myanmar.
Myanmar still does not offer many choices when it comes to shopping. DO NOT ASSUME that you can buy your favorite product in Myanmar.
Don't forget to pack:
- Long pants / skirt (required on Pagodas)
- Insect repellent crea
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