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Restaurant by Night. Mingalaba All!! by John Moore

Restaurant by Night. Mingalaba All!!


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9.02.2007 at 16:49h
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Hello My Family and Friends!!
Firstly let me inform you all of my whereabouts.
I am in Yangon Myanmar (Rangoon Burma).
I have covered a lot of ground in two weeks, I left Ravenshoe, Far North Queensland by car with a friend, celebrated my birthday in Cairns for three days,.
Left Cairns by air to Ayres Rock, from there I flew to Perth and met with my friend Peter who joined me on the flight from Perth to Phuket and onto Bangkok
and my friend Pongsri arrived in Bangkok at 4.30 am.
Peter then travelled to China, while Pongsri and I flew on to Chiang-Mai for the Royal Flower Show.
Then back to Bangkok and onto Yangon Myanmar.
My friend Pongsri and I were met by F.C. Member Thu Nyo and his charming and beautiful wife, Dr. Myo, a specialist in the field of rehabilitation medicine.
The four of us headed for one of the many local restaurants for a scrumptious Burmese breakfast and then to our quaint hotel, which is fully decorated throughout
with hand carved Burmese Teak furniture.
Along the road, I realised that of all the countries I have visited in South East Asia that were once part of Siam, it was more evident here in Myanmar.
This will become evident as I upload some of the pictures I have taken here.
The country and People are so different from those of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
My friend and I were honoured to be invited by Thu, as guests to the most spectacular restaurant I have ever set eyes on in my entire lifetime, known as the
Karaweik Restaurant.
A massive doubled hulled seafaring vessel built on a lake, the restaurant is built between the hulls and is several stories high, don't miss it if you are visiting Yangon.
We enjoyed very fine Burmese cuisine and a spectacular stage presentation of traditional dancing with very colourful costumes of brilliant flowing satin.
The delicious meals here are rather-more fashioned around the Indian style of curries, rather than the Thai style.
We have been having a wonderful time here and although Thu is a very busy fellow in his field as a Petroleum Engineer, he has taken timeout each and
every day, to take us to places of great interest followed by a new dinning location each night.
We will be returning to Thailand on Saturday, for a tour of the South, but will return here in the future to see more of this very beautiful and interesting country.
As far as Internet, I am not able to connect that often, but that will change after my tour of the South of Thailand, when I will return to Udon Thani, there I should
have a high speed connection for a considerable length of time and will be able to connect to Skype once more.
Next I will have to do a Laos border run for an extension of my visa and then return to Udon Thani for some well deserved rest.
I hope that you are all well and enjoying life to the fullest.
Best wishes to you all out there.
Will upload some of my Yangon photo's till I am able to upload again.

Walk about John, South East Asia.


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Leo_nid, 9.02.2007 at 17:01h


Angela .M., 9.02.2007 at 17:04h

very beautiful and nice to see you :-))
Best wishes

Claire Laira, 9.02.2007 at 17:09h

Seems to be a wonderful place...
Loved your story, and it was good to hear from you again!
Best regards, Claire

Judy B.., 9.02.2007 at 18:24h

great John:-)) very coloured this shot,lvju

Cees Kuijs, 9.02.2007 at 19:30h

Excellent perspective and amazing colorplay. Well captured.
Greetings, Cees

Thomas McAlexander, 9.02.2007 at 19:46h

Welcome back, John. We're all ready to be overwhelmed with more of these wonderful mementos of your trip. Just so you'll know that you haven't been forgotten, I'm including one of mine with an "ala John Moore" story.
Paddlers (Story within. . . by Tom McAlexander
Paddlers (Story within. . .not being discussed
29.1.07, 19:28

René Stark, 9.02.2007 at 19:51h

Welcome back, John !
Very nice !
best Wishes, René

Alexandra Baltog, 9.02.2007 at 21:37h GOD !!!!
great shot !

Donna Richens, 10.02.2007 at 3:31h

Wonderful shot!

Anthony Harris, 10.02.2007 at 11:17h

yes welcome back. missed you mate..
great shot. waiting for more
all the best

Das Tinchen, 10.02.2007 at 11:36h

nice to read & see you! :-)

Christian Knospe, 10.02.2007 at 15:20h

a very nice night picture
very colorful...


Karl-Heinz Köpnick, 10.02.2007 at 18:55h

Impressing well and coloured perfectly.

Julia Zapf, 11.02.2007 at 0:04h

Impressive architecture & very colourful at night. Nice shot! Looking forward to more stories and pictures.
Take care, Julia

önder Abas, 11.02.2007 at 10:39h

very nice night shot.
great work.
how a u?

Kerstin Rösler, 11.02.2007 at 14:01h

an absolutely wonderful place at night...great spot john
greetings kerst

Nyo Pu, 13.02.2007 at 10:28h

A beautiful symmetric architecture.
Greetings, np

Wolfgang Kölln, 14.02.2007 at 20:44h

Great colors!

Robert L. Roux, 17.02.2007 at 8:04h

awesome colours -
a superb photo ...
greetings - robert

Marc Thys, 20.02.2007 at 1:11h

Beautiful lighting and colors.

Stefan S. Mosley, 20.02.2007 at 19:35h

A spectacular parade of lights and colors! Great shot, mate.

Anca B, 21.02.2007 at 20:10h

Hallo John!
Super light and colors!!!
Best Wishes,Anca

Pascal Viyer, 25.02.2007 at 14:55h

Spectacular coloured lights !!

Isabel2 Cruz, 1.03.2007 at 13:08h

Wonderful perspective and colours! Magnific!:)

Ivan Zuliani, 1.03.2007 at 21:32h

Spettacolare!!!!!. Notturno fantastico; sembra la casa delle favole. Grazie del ricordo John, tanti saluti, Ivan.

Véronique Soulier, 3.03.2007 at 8:37h

hello, wellcome abck on Fc , I look forward with great pleasure to see your Myanmar pics.. greetings VS
Hello ! by Véronique Soulier
Hello !
25.11.06, 10:37

Jutta Washington, 6.03.2007 at 8:02h

Wow this restaurant look's majestic. Wonderful colors.
That's just great that you are on tour with your lovely friend Pongsri again, please tell her my regards Pompoi.
Bless you

Tanjung-Pinang, 22.03.2007 at 20:52h

Fantastic !!!

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