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MINIATURE OF WORLD'S LARGEST BOOK - KUTHODAW PAGODA  
   

MINIATURE OF WORLD'S LARGEST BOOK - KUTHODAW PAGODA

729 shrines, called "gu" in Burmese (translates to cave), each holds one page of the Tripitaka, the entire teaching of Budhha.
EXPLORING MANDALAY

August 11th 2018
MANDALAY One of the great things about being back at home in Washington State, between trips to “…those faraway places with strange sounding names…” is checking my memory from childhood, and often discovering my memories are completely faulty, or mixed up. I thought the phrase, “On the Way to Mandalay” was one of those “Road” musicals with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope, like “Th ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Mandalay

Burmese Flag Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
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