Category Archives: Shan State

Kengtung, Eastern Shan State

the fields in Kengtung

Kengtung, the preceding capital of the Golden Triangle, was British governmental post. The major attraction of Kengtung is the trekking to villages and examining the tribes. Moreover, if there are some border crossing trips which wants to enter Thailand through Tachileik border, we have to overnight in this city. Kengtung History Kengtung is the town […]

Taungyi, Hot Air Balloon Festival

hot air balloon festival

Hot air balloon festival otherwise Tazaungdaing lights festival yearly holds in the capital of Southern Shan State, Taungyi. It usually celebrates in November, the month of Tazaungmon in Myanmar calendar. Furthermore, this moment is the end of the rainy season as well as the transition to the winter. The hot air balloon festival (fire balloon […]

Pindaya Cave, Full of Thousands of Buddha Images

Thousands of Buddha Images in Pindaya Cave

The Pindaya cave is set in a limestone hill. It contains three caves, only one of them open to public. This cave is about 150 meters long and contain Thousands of Buddha Images. Various styles of images represent the different eras from the early Konbaung dynasty to current condition in which they were assembled. Unless […]