|I thought my interest in Katha ended with the sunset.|
I was wrong!
|There isn't much left of the British Club, |
but the old rattan chairs were certain were a throwback
to Colonial times
|No one can say with certainty how long George Orwell lived here,|
but if restored would be a great homage to British Colonial living
(for better or worse)
|An ancient, but efficient Jingpo still|
After cooking the rice it is placed in the the clay pots (rear)
to ferment for an extended period and then distilled.
The woman remembered me (you know the only white guy with the beard) and I ordered soup for the three of us. She “suggested” two orders, and I fortunately agreed.
|Magically this becomes|
|This spicy, rich, pot of wonderful Burmese Noodle Soup. Yum!|
|Avalon Myanmar has the bed facing the huge sliding wall of doors|
that open to give you an unobstructed view of the river as you cruise
|The view from your sofa on the Avalon Myanmar|
with your sliding glass wall open is pretty nice too!
|While electricity and brick homes are becoming more commonplace|
traditional methods remain prevalent
|237 Step to the top of the hill to see a huge|
|Visions of my struggle to climb the stairs in|
Alesund, Norway? Nope! Living in the Sierra Nevada mountains made this a pretty easy stroll.
|Myanmar's teenagers are clearly becoming a bit more Westernized|
(I don't know that is a good thing, but we did have fun.)
|This giant reclining Buddha was constructed to allow meditation|
inside out of the heat and harsh Burmese sun
(Note the monk on the left side)
|Yes, frosted mugs are included |
with every single ice cold beer!