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Miraculous Myanmar – The Power of Buddah’s Hair

Buddha's hair must be strong

Buddha’s hair must be strong

South of Yangon is the famed Kyaiktiyo Pagoda or Golden Rock. Perched on a hair of the Buddah this rock seems to defy the laws of gravity. A significant pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists this was an impressive site.

Buddhist Prayers

Buddhist Prayers

Also impressive was the very cramped truck ride up and down the mountain that managed to squeeze over 40 people into a space for 20. The twists and turns of the mountainous road made it almost feel like a roller coaster ride.

Obligatory tourist shot...

Obligatory tourist shot…

 

 

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