Mawlamyine, Myanmar

We continued south to Mawlamyine.

room at Breeze Guesthouse, Mawlamyine
Smallest Room Ever!

We spent one night in this tiny room, a mezzanine level hung out over the reception area. Barely enough room to close the door if we were both standing.

riveside bar at Mawlamyine
Our Favourite Local
Reclining Buddha
Reclining Buddha and Waterslide
monk peering in kickboxing tent
Monk Trying for Glimpse of Kickboxing

We visited a Buddhist site hosting a large festival. We walked inside the reclining Buddha but missed out on the kickboxing as we were so hot and tired by then.

Bilu Kyun
Horse Cart on Bilu Kyun

We took a day trip to an island, Bilu Kyun, where we traveled by horse cart and bus.

elastic bands drying in sun, Bilu Kyun
Making Elastic Bands

We visited several home-based businesses including one family making elastic bands. Above: the coloured rubber dries on wood sticks before slicing.

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