We, Myanmar people, usually have numerous kinds of snacks and traditional foods region wise. Most of them are made, based on rice and glutinous rice. In Myanmar, there is a very greening and pleasant coastal region called Myeik at which the dough with the special taste is very famous regional dessert. The staple ingredients are white and purplish glutinous rice and high quality rice. After getting purified all ingredients, they have to be mixed with proportion. For example , 3 baskets of rice and 3 baskets each of white and black purplish glutinous rice.
Bamboo-tube sticky rice which we called Kauk Nyin Kyidauk, is one of the favourite seasonal food among many traditional foods made with Myanmar rural products. There are various types of bamboo in Myanmar, among them, “ Tin-wa” “ pencil tube bamboo” is used in making Bamboo-tube sticky rice.
The royal Naval Expedition of A.D. 1841 via the brimful Ayeyawaddy River and also by land as recorded in the Great Royal Chronicle of the Konbaung Dynasty Vol. III was a grand flotilla and parade combined with 15,000 men, 320 war elephants, some 500 steeds and over 1,000 boats, barges, and water crafts of all sizes and kinds.
Located in Mandalay, Myanmar, the Mandalay Palace is the royal palace of King Mindon and King Thibaw – the last two kings of the Burmese monarchy. The palace was built in 1857 but was destroyed once in the World War II.
Considered as the Myanmar’s Highland City of Flowers, Pyin Oo Lwin (formerly Maymyo) is a scenic hill town in Mandalay Division, Myanmar. It is located in the Shan Highland, about 67 kilometers east of Mandalay and 1070 meters above the sea level. Pyin Oo Lwin is known for its different species and colorful flowers grown intensively and a special system of resorts.
Myingyan is a city and district in the Mandalay Division of central Myanmar, previously, it was a district in the Meiktila Division of Upper Burma. It is currently the capital of Myingyan Township and lies along the National Highway 2. As of 2002, the city had a population of 123,700 and the district had 580,000.
Mandalay is Myanmar’s second-largest city and the former royal capital of the Burmese kingdom. The city is modernising rapidly, due to an influx of Chinese money and businessmen, and while facilities are improving the charm of old Mandalay is receding. A good place to start a visit here is to hike up the 780-feet high (240m) stairwell to the top of Mandalay Hill, itself a holy site with an ornately decorated temple and Buddha statue overlooking the former capital city and far reaching flatlands.