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... the fireworks at midnight, which in style and class probably didn't match something like the Sydney firework show, but in length and sheer number of rockets set off I'd say they probably could have matched them. Now we had both hoped that the fireworks would then be done, but apparently they love them and the fireworks did sporadically continue welllllll into the evening meaning that it was less than a wonderful sleep for the both of us. So the next day (New Years day) we get on what ...
... You'll also read don't change your money at the airport the rate is government set and **** - use the black market, well there's been a complete turn around in that and the rates at the airport are correct and you're now very much discouraged from using the black market. Anyway we get off the plane not really knowing what to expect and find that other than the time spent standing in line getting in, getting cash and getting a taxi to the airport really is quite simple. Now ...
... is already incredible and I haven't even got to the good bits yet.
Tourism is still in its very early days here and you can find yourself walking around without seeing another Westerner for hours, a vast contrast to everywhere else I have been to so far. The lack of Western influence means that local traditions have not been lost: the majority of Burmese wear the traditional 'lungi', a type of sarong worn by both ...
... 160;I was in the zone and decided an afternoon of exploring the city parks was a lovely idea. First stop was...People's Park - a lovely large lush park with beautiful flowers at the front and a party at the back. The park land extended many kilometers back to uncover rides, food stalls, games, a waterpark and pool party. It was a wonderland of excitement with that touch of class that only Myanmar can offer like the roller coaster that looked like it might collapse at and ...
... the ferris wheel there too. As part of the festival, they had rides, games, exhibits, etc. The most popular ride was a 40-50 foot ferris wheel. What made this incredible was it was powered using no engine or motor. 10 kids would clime to the top, hang from the spokes, and lean to one side to get the wheel turning in motion. Once they made contact with the ground they would let go and somehow gracefully exit away from the rotating wheel. You couldn’t help but ...