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.
Day 2 (20181123)
In second day, we had a local Chinese as our travel guide named “Lok Lok”(樂樂). Her face cream is traditional vegetable juice to prevent sunshine.
Firstly, we visited Jade & Jewellery Company that was travel agenda because Myanmar Jade is very famous.
Some animal jades were introduced with different combination for lucky.
After lunch, we visited Kuaktan Pagoda (蓬萊仙島水中佛寺).
We got on the boat and went to the island.
Inside the boat, Pat and Aaron seat at the end.
I recorded a short video for this trip.
I hit the bell.
Minda washed her foot.
One type of Buddha raised his head.
Many people pray in front of the Jade Buddha (玉佛).
It seems King and Queen.
Another Jade Buddha we saw.
We had took a group photo with Jade Buddha.
Many people feed the fish.
We were going back to the bus.
Before that Minda and I enjoyed the coconut juice.
After dinner, we went back to the hotel and musician played violin to welcome us.
Day 3 (20181124)We wake up very early today to go to the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda (大金石) . It is a granite boulder that stands on the edge of a cliff. The surface of the granite boulder is covered with gold foil.
We got on the truck with 40 people!
Pat and Aaron climbed on the truck.
Minda and I also climbed on the truck.
In the middle, some donation stations were established and location people were selling water and soft drink.
After thousand turns, we arrived the top of hill.
Man power transportation is provided if need.
We took a photo with Carman in front of the entre.
Group photo with Aaron and Pat.
Minda and I saw the small one and took a photo.
The whole view was taken.
The real one is very big!
Only man can enter the Golden Granite Boulder.
At the end of the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, a village was there.
There were several hotels and we had a coffee there.
My Mocha is very special that the chocolate melt slowly.
We saw a cable car here but no people inside. It may be under testing and has not opened yet.
Going to the next sightseeing, we saw a village ceremony.
Next view was “One Thousand Monks Alms” (千僧化緣). However, there was a festival in this few days and most of monks were not in the temple.
So that we just visited the temple.
We saw old style cooking using wood. They prepared food for next day.
Our teammate tried the local food.
Video showed the food making process
Finally, we went to dinner and back to hotel at night. It needs ~4hr to go to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda (大金石) and ~4hr to come back! The last day was free agenda. I planned to go to the University of Yangon.
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