Burmese @ Bagan

Bagan is a rural tourist town, so the local folks live in different lifestyle than the Burmese in city like Yangon.

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Bagan situates in the dry region of Myanmar, so tourism becomes the main economy as crops could hardly grow.

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visitors could meet some locals whose full time job is to pose for photo.

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Burmese Foods

Burmese foods have influenced from neighbouring countries like China, India, Thailand and Indochina areas.

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First impression of many westerners was ‘oily’ but after they learned that the layer of oil is not meant to be eaten like gravy, then they got to know the traditional cuisine in South East Asia. As a Malaysian, we can readily adapted* to the choice of food.

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* the fine print is if we dare to try some of the street food.

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I almost wanted to try this Burmese Farlooda, but after second thought of the water source, I rathered have a healthy stomach for the rest of my journey.

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Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market)

Bogyoke Aung San Market is probably the most popular tourist shopping maketplace in Yangon.

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The main building retains its colonial architecture style while the inner lanes were covered with cobblestones. It was constructed in 1926.

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The market offers a (slightly) cooler venue for tourists to escape the hot afternoon.

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The nearly two thousands shops showcase some local and regional merchandises. One could readily spend 3 hours and barely cover all the shops (without stopping).

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