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... Arrival and Customs
On arrival we had to fill in about 3 forms each asking the same questions. It was a pretty tedious affair, 1 of which they didn't even bother looking at! These had to be filled in before we could through customs. The customs process was pretty quick. I handed them my visa approval form and passport and went through almost straight away. I wasn't even asked any questions.
Tourism and Locals
Tourism is flourishing in Myanmar. It ...
... pagoda on the water with a opulent gold room where the hair of the Buddha is enshrined. Gold was everywhere and I had found my favorite pagoda in the country. There was also a lake to another smaller pagoda that was filled with turtles and small children feeding them some strange fish food that looked like Cheetos. 2. St. Mary's Cathedral - a very large Catholic Church that was exquisitely maintained and true symbol of the religion in the city. This was the ...
... having a quick beer at a pub round the corner we headed towards the national museum which was ok with beautiful ornaments but a bit disappointing as we were both looking forward to understanding the countries interesting and controversial history. Oh well Wikipedia exists for a reason!
After wandering back to Chinatown we realised tonight was the festival of light so the main street was shut off to cars and stalls of mainly food but also ...
... makes it a bit more exhilarating!
Every millimetre of pathway and unused road, (and many used roads) is used to sell by street vendors, selling anything you can imagine, want a full service on the road maybe a few spare parts for your car while your there, no problem, need some tools as well to fix it, no worries, how about a full bbq meal next door, you got it!
People stoping in the street to look at you as surprised as you are by them, then ...
... I read the description so hard as I didn't quite understand that we were going into shared facilities, but they were fine and there were no queues so all OK. The room itself smelt really badly of camphor, we found 3 camphor tablets... I removed 2.
The first day we were off to do the Lonely Planet walking tour... well what else would we do. As we were really close to the colonial part of town it was really easy. Some of the old English buildings have been renovated ...