En Route Myanmar Sept 2014: Kyaiktiyo

T for Travels

Mario the Burmese boy

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda (jaik tee yo) also known as Golden Rock)

is a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, Myanmar
(source: wiki)

arrived in the noon. the sun was crazy hot. and i was hungry. okie lets talk about the journey there first, so the Burmese lady beside me could tell i was foreigner. and with her limited english she asked when i am from. as of Mawlamyine i have already been adopting a pseudo Thai nationality. 2 reasons. 1 – some burmese can speak thai and it will be very useful if i need help in directions etc. 2- identifying myself as a singaporean makes me feel too ‘rich’ and i didnt like that. and this thing i really really really appreciate and love about Thais and Burmese is that..  if you ask local A something and A doesnt know, A will ask…

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