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why is this man smiling?

This wood carver just sold me a carving. He then took the money and touched all the other carvings with it to bring him luck.
On to Dusty Bagan

January 2nd 2017
All flights within Myanmar are operated by Burmese airlines. At last count there are eight Burmese airlines, which is rather a lot for a country only 581 mile wide, and 1275 from north to south. They all have similar prices, so it’s just a question of picking the airline that flies to where you want to go, and choosing the departure time that fits in your schedule. Yangon Airport is new and cle ... read more
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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
3rd January 2017

Sales a plenty
Always good to keep the economy going.
4th January 2017

Share the wealth
In addition to giving me a sales pitch, he also taught me a little something about the process of making decorative carvings. A good trade, I think.

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