Bagan Temples in the morning mist, Myanmar

Bagan Temples in the morning mist, Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Shwedagon Paya (Pagoda), Yangon, Burma.

Shwedagon Paya (Pagoda), Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)meday so

Pagodas, Myanmar

Facts about Myanmar: Area: sq km. Basin and delta of the Irrawaddy River ringed by a horseshoe of high mountains that isolates the country from India, China and Thailand.

Kyaik-Tiyo is a place of pilgrimage for all Buddhists in Myanmar

Kyaik-Tiyo Pagoda is a stupa sits on top of a huge boulder covered in gold leaf, which balances on the edge of a cliff at the top of Kyaikto Mountain. in Myanmar/Burma. People say this rock keep the balance because of one single hair of the Buddha.

Burma / Myanmar

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✮ Hsinbyume Pagoda (Mingun, Burma)

We have not had much of a chance to get to Hsinbyume Pagoda, in Mingun Burma while it's been under military rule in Myanmar/Burma. But what a gorgeous place of worship this is, isn't

The Guinness Book of World Records names Painite as the rarest gem mineral on earth. Named after Arthur Pain, the gem’s English discoverer, Painite has so far only been found in Myanmar, Indonesia. Painite colours vary from pink to brown and like diamond Painite will appear a different colour when viewed from different angles. Very few Painite crystals are known to exist and even fewer have been cut into gemstones. As a result you can expect to pay around $ 1,800 per carat for Painite.

The Guinness Book of World Records names Painite as the rarest gem mineral on earth. Painite has so far only been found in Myanmar, Indonesia. Painite colors vary from pink to brown. Painite will appear a different color when viewed from different angles.

The gardener... Mother earth. Shan, Myanmar, Burma Such a beautiful sight

The gardener. Shan, Myanmar, Burma Such a beautiful sight

Myanmar, Burma, Kengtung. An Akha woman wearing traditional costume with a headdress of silver and beads. | © John Warburton Lee

Beautiful face of a woman of Myanmar, Burma, Kengtung. An Akha woman wearing traditional costume with a headdress of silver and beads.

Padaung woman wearing rings on her neck

She has such a beautiful face . Myanmar: Margarita is one of few surviving Padaung woman who still wear rings on her neck to elongate it. The tradition of wearing rings is no longer practiced amongst Padaung people.

Ancient Bagan city of 11th century.  Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan Temples - Bagan, Myanmar (formerly Burma)

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Burma

Shwedagon Paya (Pagoda), Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)meday so

The ancient Kakku Pagodas, Shan State, Myanmar.

The ancient Kakku Pagodas, Shan State, Myanmar (by geminder).One of the Asia's largest and most spectacular ancient monuments is a wonderful Pagoda named Kakku.

Monks in Myanmar

Young Monk in Myanmar

Stolen Childhood, Burma

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Karaweik floating restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar

Karaweik Hall, a floating restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar. Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake, Yangon, Burma.

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