Myanmar: Mandalay in my mind | Mandalay dalam pandanganku

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Mandalay Palace in the distance
Istana Mandalay dari kejauhan

Recently few friends travel to Myanmar either for vacation or work. After a couple of time to Yangon I promised to myself either going to Bagan and Mandalay. Afterwards I chose Mandalay for my trip before leaving to Bangkok and then Jakarta. What I can remember from this city is the Mandalay Hill, Kuthodaw Pagoda, and Mandalay Palace.  Continue reading “Myanmar: Mandalay in my mind | Mandalay dalam pandanganku”

Fieldwork in Myanmar

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I had special opportunity this year by visiting Myanmar for work. You cannot imagine this trip 10 years ago when the whole country still untouchable by outside world. Another thing not only Yangon but also I could visit Tanintharyi Region where Andaman Sea Coastal Line located.  Continue reading “Fieldwork in Myanmar”

Downtown of Yangon (Part II)

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So this is the part two of Yangon downtown. Like i said before there are so many interesting things to see in this city. For example photo above. I am not sure what is company’s intention when making jargon for this soft drink ads :D

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Pomelo at Yangon

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There are only few things in this world that can make me feel very happy. One of them is this place, POMELO!! It is not a fruit but a marketplace in the heart of Yangon city. If you are looking for unique stuff while supporting Myanmar local and homemade industry. This is a great place for you all :)

POMELO

We provide a fair trade marketplace for small Myanmar producers, opening opportunities for them to improve their social and economic situation.

  • Location: 89 Thein Pyu Road. Yangon, Myanmar (just next door to Monsoon Restaurant)
  • Hours: every day 10:00am- 9:00pm

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Shwedagon Pagoda: The Golden Pagoda

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Just want to share a little bit of my traveling sight during Myanmar trip about a month ago here. ENJOY Shwedagon Pagoda in day time! Continue reading “Shwedagon Pagoda: The Golden Pagoda”