Mawlamyine, Myanmar

We continued south to Mawlamyine.

room at Breeze Guesthouse, Mawlamyine

Smallest Room Ever!

We spent one night in this tiny room, a mezzanine level hung out over the reception area. Barely enough room to close the door if we were both standing.

riveside bar at Mawlamyine

Our Favourite Local

Reclining Buddha

Reclining Buddha and Waterslide

monk peering in kickboxing tent

Monk Trying for Glimpse of Kickboxing

We visited a Buddhist site hosting a large festival. We walked inside the reclining Buddha but missed out on the kickboxing as we were so hot and tired by then.

Bilu Kyun

Horse Cart on Bilu Kyun

We took a day trip to an island, Bilu Kyun, where we traveled by horse cart and bus.

elastic bands drying in sun, Bilu Kyun

Making Elastic Bands

We visited several home-based businesses including one family making elastic bands. Above: the coloured rubber dries on wood sticks before slicing.


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