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More Burmese Capitals

Most countries are happy with two or three, in fact many have only had one, ever .  In Burma they like to do things diferently, changing the capital like everybody else changes their clothes.  Well maybe not quite, but they even changed the capital from Yangon only a couple of years ago – apparently because a fortune teller told the Generals to!

Anyway Here’s a couple of photos of Inwa, Sagaing, Amarapura and the snake temple at Paleik – where three snakes turned up one day in the 1970’s wrapped around a Buddha Image and decided to stay.

Around Mandalay october 2010

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