Kayah State

Our second trip with our students was Kayah State. As we did during our first trip, we also fitted into 2 vans. The girls were sitting in the cargo area and the guys on the roof. We left early in the morning. Maybe not so early, 7:30. Because after a long discussion the day before […]

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Winery and Ranch on Inle Lake

One of the places we visited around the Inle lake was Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery. One of our local friends recommended us to go to these places. So we put on his recommendation and went. We got to the ranch by car rented from the monastery. Upon arrival the ranch owners welcomed us […]

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Stone Dam Ancient Heritage Tin Yoe

On my next weekend, I decided to do something again. I had nothing planned in advance because my coordinator obviously didn’t want to go anywhere. But on Thursday Weekend morning, I managed to talk to him and convinced him for a small trip. Tin Yoe Ancient Heritage. My plan was to go by car or […]

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Monastery farm.

A local monk decided to send me and my students to the monastery farms and pick some vegetables. We should have started right after breakfast. It has been raining since morning (as unusual, it is the rainy season). Everybody was skeptical that we would not go anywhere but we went despite the rain. The farm […]

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Shwe Inn Dein Pagoda

During our weekend we decided to take a trip to the surroundings of Inle Lake. We rented a car in the monastery, and we went with our local guide / local celebrity, who is the most well known guy in the monastery.  So we went around 8 in the morning. The the only rule for […]

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Inle lake

Finally came the first pre-sabbath day and with him our weekend. Because in these months there are free days at sabbath and pre-sabbath days and at weekends. In principle, their month and free days are tied to the moon cycle and not to the weeks until October. With the monk who is responsible for us, […]

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