This is what it is like to be on the top of Kyauktalon Taung, a limestone mountain near Mawlamyine, Myanmar.
This is what Win Sein Taw Ya (aka Buddha Park) looks like. It has a 90-year-old unfinished reclining Buddha that is nearly 600 feet long (the largest in the world). The statue was enormous and inside the enormous cement body was dioramas of the teachings of Buddha with captions in Burmese. It was amazing to Read Post
The Golden Rock, like many Buddhist temples and holy places, forbids women from touching or get too close. Since this is one of Myanmar’s most revered holy places, this is a close up view of the rock and of the view from next to it. It is a small pagoda in which devotees honor by Read Post
While visiting The Golden Rock (Kyaiktiyo Pagoda) in Myanmar, Mike saw some men juggling (or playing chinlone) a rattan (a wicker ball) and after some encouragement decided to join them. Thankfully, no was hurt as the result of this bad decision.
This short video does not truly convey how frightening it is to ride a motorbike taxi at night in Myanmar. There are no traffic lights or seat belts (and obviously no mounts for cameras, hence the shaky view). We survived, but definitely came away with a couple gray hairs.