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East Myanmar North Shan State Shan State

Hsipaw Attractions

Hsipaw, the royal capital of former sawbwas, is one of the long-established towns of Northern Shan State in Myanmar. For those who would like to do trekking around the villages and mountains, attractions around Hsipaw could be one of the best destinations in Northern Shan State. From Ohn Baung to Hsipaw Hsipaw was one of […]

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East Myanmar Kayah State

Hpasawng

Hpasawng is a calm and quiet town in Kayah State. Some people said Hpasawng derived from Pekasawng in the Mon language, but some told Hpasawng meant the area of a large, steep stone plaque in Shan language. Some persons said as Khemaphyu Village was ablaze in 1971, people from the whole village moved to Hpasawng […]

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East Myanmar Kayah State

Kae Htoe Boe Festival

Kae Htoe Boe Traditional Festival (or) Sacred Totem Pole Festival Kae Htoe Boe festival is among the most distinctive festivals in Kayah State, The Kae-Htoe-Boe festival, or Kayah-takhundine-Pwe-daw in Myanmar term is held in April every year. Kae-Htoe-Boe festival is also called Trar-Ei-Loo. Yin Baw calls the festival Gan-Khumt. Though the terms are different, all […]

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East Myanmar Shan State South Shan State

Aungban Town

Aungban When we travel to southern Shan State, we usually continue to Nyaung Shwe, Inlay, and Taunggyi right after the visit to Kalaw. We never thought to pay a visit to Aungban than to buy some chips while taking a break on the way. Some stay in Kalaw and visit Aungban for a while, crossing […]

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East Myanmar East Shan State Shan State

Naung Tung Lake – Landmark of Kengtung Town

Naung Tung Lake – Landmark of Kengtung Town  by Maung Maung Naing (Kengtung) Historical places of Kengtung Ethnic Shan tribes settled and lived together in Shan State (East) Kengtung region. From Kengtun Haw (Palace) 44 reigns of Saophas (Sawbwa in Myanmar) ruled the region from AD 1243 to 1962. Kengtung is located at an elevation […]

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East Myanmar Shan State South Shan State

Ywangan

The natural scene around Ywangan Ywangan Ywangan Region is located in Danu Self Administered Zone, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. Ywangan town is at an elevation of 4,028 ft. above sea level. It was formed with 28 village tracts and had a population of more than 82,000. It can be reached from the Aungban-Pindaya road junction. […]

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East Myanmar Shan State South Shan State

Pindaya, land of Danu

Pindaya, land of Danu If a trip is taken to the south of Shan State (South), firstly Kalaw, Inlay, and Taunggyi are thought to visiting and much time is usually given to go there, but Pindaya is near in position en route to these worth-visiting places, however, the travelers to the south of Shan State […]

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East Myanmar Kayah State

Loikaw and Lawpita

Loikaw and Lawpita Kayah State was named the Kayinni area before Myanmar had regained independence and it was also called Ngwetaung State in Myanmar literature. Silver Mountain (Ngwetaung) is located in Demawhso Township, 14 miles from Loikaw. Kayah State is sharing a border with Shan State in the north and Kayin State in the west […]

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East Myanmar Kayah State

Demawso

Demawso Demawso is a few minutes’ drives from Loikaw in Kayah State. It is abundant in natural beauty scenes and legendary interesting religious buildings. Demoso or Demawhso The town named Demawhso in 1962 was known as the street to Nawngpale before 1952. Local people in the town have been living in unison with faith in […]

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East East Myanmar Kayah State

Kyat Cave in Loikaw

Kyat Cave Travelers who arrived in Loikaw focused on visits to Taungkwe Pagoda, Lawpita, and Ngwetaung Dam in the past. Nowadays, travelers pay visits to Kyat Cave in addition to the aforesaid sites. Kyat Cave, is famous among travelers for a few years, is located 10 miles east of Loikaw. Travelers leading to Kyat Cave […]