Minda and I joined the trip to visit to Myanmar (緬甸) organized by Candy’s Travel Limited from 21st to 25th Nov 2018. The travel agency (Carman Mok) is our friend and we always asked her for help to arrange different trip in China. We arrived the airport and took a photo in the gate.
In this trip, Dr. Aaron Tong and Dr. Pat Cheung joined together with us and we met in the airport.
Arrived the airport of Mynamar, I saw a Myamar Airways International fight and took a photo for sharing.
I got some information and map in the Tourist Information Counter, Ministry of Hotels & Tourism after got the baggage.
Then we went to the travel bus. We had ~40 people in this travel team.
After that we went to restaurant for dinner. Because local lead confused two restaurants with same name, we went to the place have beautiful ship-like temple.
Minda and I took a photo for memory.
We then arrived Chinese restaurant for dinner.
This restaurant has long history there.
We took a photo before the dinner.
Our hotel named “GRAND MERCURE” was five-star hotel. I took the hotel photo in the morning.
Beautiful lobby and room
We saw a TV program named “World Insight” and it showed the interview program of our CE Ms. Carrie Lam.
Day 1 (20181122)On Day 1, we firstly visited the Chauk Htat Kyi Pagoda (巧塔吉臥佛寺).
We took a group photo in front of the Reclining Buddha.
The Reclining Buddha was under maintenance.
Their Scaffolding (搭棚工程) seems to have good skill.
Many people sent grift to Buddha through this device.
The second place we visited was Shwedagon Pagoda (仰光大金塔). We need to go up through the lift and security check.
Since Pat and some teammate’s dressing too sex in Myanmar standard, they needed to cover a traditional dress.
On the top, we saw a Bodhi Tree (菩提樹) and selfie for memory.
Shwedagon Pagoda (仰光大金塔)
Another Reclining Buddha
The pictures are beautiful and 3D.
One of pray style was very interested that people fan Buddha first and then pray.
Many local people pray and rest under Buddha place.
After lunch, we went to the Maha Bandoola Park (摩訶班都拉公園) and saw the Independence Monument (獨立紀念碑)
We took a photo in front of the Independence Monument.
Minda and I took a photo in the Park.
Around the Park, temple, parliament and church were found.
Then we visited the Christian Church.
And went into their hall.
After that we went to the Catholic Church named “St. Mary’s Cathedral Yangon”.
We observed that Catholic Church usually was grander than Christian Church.
The window with color glass is very beautiful!
We then went to the Golden house (黃金屋) and saw the Monk Relic(舍利).
Finally, we visited Yangon Central Railway Station (百年火車站).
It is still running.
The train’s map was here.
I took a photo of train.
And recorded the train running. It almost use 1 min to leave the station. The train speed is slow and I saw a guy jump into the train at last minute.
Hand Pilaf is Myanmar traditional food that rice with different meat and vegetable mixing by hand.
We took a photo before starting the dinner.
After the dinner, I took a photo of the boat temple and then went to hotel.
Candy’s Travel Limited (美之旅假期) - http://www.candytravel.com.hk/20181121: Visit to Myanmar (緬甸) (Part 1) - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2018/11/visit-to-myanmar-part-1.html
20181123: Visit to Myanmar (緬甸) (Part 2) - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2018/11/visit-to-myanmar-part-2.html
20181125: Visit to Myanmar (緬甸) - University of Yangon (仰光大學) - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2018/11/visit-to-myanmar-university-of-yangon.html