Where Time Stands Still

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Jelly Goes Sightseeing
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A place where people speak “smile language”, where archaeological museums are surrounded by nature and accessible to public, where it is still possible to disconnect from technology and villages where time passes by at a slower pace. – Myanmar

Shwe Yan Pyay Monestary - Built in the early 1900's and it is still actively used.

Shwe Yan Pyay Monestary – Built in the early 1900’s and it is still actively used.

Monk in training playing with his pet cat. 😺

Monk in training playing with his pet cat. 😺

I wonder what do monks think and feel when tourist takes pictures of them. (Student Monks)

I wonder what do monks think and feel when tourist takes pictures of them. (Student Monks)

L- Saw this little girl packing her belongings alone. 😱

L- Saw this little girl packing her belongings alone. 😱

Thanaka cream is a yellowish white cosmetic paste made from ground bark and has been used over 2000years by Myanmar people. (I think this is kind of like a sunblock for them.)

Thanaka cream is a yellowish white cosmetic paste made from ground bark and has been used over 2000years by Myanmar people. (I think this is kind of like a sunblock for them.)

Inle Lake

Inle Lake

Shwezigon Golden Temple (All That Gold!!!)

Shwezigon Golden Temple (All That Gold!!!)

 

Shwenandaw Kyaung (Myanmmar Traditional Wooden Monastery)

Shwenandaw Kyaung (Myanmar Traditional Wooden Monastery)

Kuthodaw Pagoda ( World's Biggest Book) where Buddhist Scriptures are inscribed on 729 marble slabs.

Kuthodaw Pagoda ( World’s Biggest Book) where Buddhist Scriptures are inscribed on 729 marble slabs.

A view of Mount Popa. (Core of an extinct volcano)

A view of Mount Popa. (Core of an extinct volcano)

U Bein Bridge: The Longest Teak Bridge In The World.

U Bein Bridge: The Longest Teak Bridge In The World.

Neck Rings

Neck Rings

Balloons Over Bagan

Hi HO Hi Ho! Its off to work we go!!🎢

Hi HO Hi Ho! Its off to work we go!!🎢

 

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