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sunset on the lake

Mum, Ohnmar & Yong float off into the sunset
Around Inle Lake

October 15th 2013
We left Taungyi at about 3am so we could get to Inle Lake as early as possible. Our aim was to make it to the lake at sunrise so we could watch the start of the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival on the lake. Once a year villagers gather to tow four of the holiest Buddha images clockwise around the lake on a beautifully decorated barge. Shan leg rowers on traditional boats tow the barge and as they tra ... read more
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11th November 2013

Sunset
Lovely, lovely photo
11th November 2013

Watery meanderings
The Buddha barge and the village visits around the lake sound like perfect ways to explore! Again, how lovely to be with your friends who can take you to places tourists often miss, and "Going to sleep to the Dhamma"--it couldn't get better than that! Peace.

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