Saturday, January 26, 2008
I want to tell you about our staff vacation in very early month in 2008.
I think , you all also know Mawlamyaine which atmosphere of post-colonial decay is still palpable here;it's also an attractive , leafy, tropical town with a ridge of stupa-capped hills on one side and the sea on the other.
Mawlamyaine served as capital of British Burma from 1827~1852.
Today it's Myanmar's fourth largest city with a population of around 300,000, composed roughly of 75%Mon or some mixture of Mon, plus Karen, Burman, Indian, Chinese and other ethnicities.
Getting There & away
Air Myanmar Airways flies direct from yangon one week two times.Buses to Mawlamyaing are available from the Highway Bus Center In Yangon.it's take less than 8 hours to get to there.
Places to Visit
1.Mon culture museum
ccc.Sein done queen's Monastery
ddd.U zi na
and Taung waing pagoda group
3.Gaungse ('Head -Wash' island)kyun
4.Bi-lu kyun( it's made of 64 villages and famous for Home Enterprise handy-crafts Industry.
5.Adoniram Judson 's tomb(1788~1850)
You can also take a stroll about strand road and enjoy.
Kyaik-maraw, this small but charming town 24 km s-e of Mawlamyaine, famous for Kyaik maraw sitting posture of Buddha Image, built by queen shin saw-pu in 1455.
Mudon south of Mawlamyine, about 30min drive from Mawlamyaine.
it's famous for World largest reclining Buddha image about 125 m long, and alsu you can see 500 standing images of Buddha's disciple , and also see outstanding features of stupa and so many images in inside the reclining image. it's hollow type.
Than byuzayat , south of mudonand nearly one hour drive from mudon(64 km from Mawlamyine), It's known for "Death Railway" and Allied War Cemetery.
Kyaikkami,24km from Thanbyuzayat,was a small coastel resort and missionary centre known as Amherst during the British era.
Friday, January 18, 2008
ကၽြန္ေတာ္ ဂ်ပန္ဧည္႕လမ္းညႊန္ဘ၀နဲ႕ ျမန္မာျပည္တနံတလ်ား ခရီးေတြ အမ်ားၾကီးသြားခဲ႕သူပါ။ ခုလဲ သြားေနဆဲ နဲ႕ ေနာက္လဲ သြားေနပါဦးမယ္။ ကၽြန္ေတာ႕္ ရဲ႕ အေတြ႕အၾကံဳမ်ားနဲ႕ ခရီးသြားမွတ္တမ္းကို မိတ္ေဆြသူငယ္ခ်င္းမ်ားႏွင္႕အတူ ေ၀မွ်ခံစားႏိုင္ဖုိ႕ ဒီဘေလာ႕ဂ္ေလး တင္ဖုိ႕ စိတ္ကူးျဖစ္လာပါတယ္။ လာလည္ဖတ္ရႈရင္း ေ၀ဖန္အၾကံျပဳမႈမ်ားကိုလည္း ၾကိဳဆိုပါတယ္။