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Myanmar – The Golden Land of Pagodas

Myanmar is a beautiful country, ‘the Land of Golden Pagodas’ with over 55 million people and bordered by Thailand, China and India. We arrived in Yangon in the evening on the first day and we visited Shwedagon Pagoda. It is a huge and impressive pagoda to witness. We returned to Yangon on the last day…
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Cruising in Ha Long Bay by SilkStarHolidays.com

This video will give you a sample of the peace and serenity you will experience while cruising the picturesque wonderland of Ha Long Bay. You will have the opportunity to go swimming in the calm waters, go canoeing through adjoining caves to unseen lakes just on the other side, visit local fishing village markets, watch…
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Cruising on the way to Inle Lake in Myanmar by SilkStarHolidays.com

The most relaxing and expedient method of travel to and along Inle Lake is upon long narrow boats which are propelled upon the ater surface at a fairly quick speed. These boats have three chairs situated in a row in front of each other, so that passengers can safely enjoy travel along this picturesque waterway…
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Making Gold Leaf in Mandalay in Myanmar by SilkStarHolidays.com

Gold leaf is still made in Myanmar in the old fashioned way. Workers methodically pound down a 22k gold nugget using the sledge hammer and the energy from their arms and backs to create the final product. This is a video of gold leaf workers producing the finished gold leaf product at a small factory…
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