From the airport we moved toward our hotel and the first place where we stopped was pagoda with Buddha sculpted of only one piece of alabaster.
This is the biggest Buddha statue of the world sculpted from only one piece of rock. As you can see from the picture, in pagodas you enter only
bearfoot and it's very confortable to wear flip-flop or stuff like this, because you can easy take them off and leave it in front of the entry
of pagoda. Sometimes the ground, warmed-up by the tropical sun, is really hot.
Our next destination was a pagoda with three white elephants. Two of them were really white, while the third one was more grey then white. The elephants live under an open pagoda and they are tie with a chain on the rear. Unfortunately, in that place is forbidden making photos, reason why I have not photo proofs.
In the inside of the town, on the natural lake called Kandawgyi, there is a golden pagoda Karaweik, having a form of a boat with two garuda (a bird riding by hindu god Vishnu, as the legend told). In the pagoda there is a restaurant where every night you can admire a show of the traditional dance with buffet, which we've visited in another occasion, when we back in Yangon.
Shwedagon Pagoda is a symbol of the Yangon city and it's especially visited by local congregation. Every day different ceremonies are celebrated
which change because of the local calendar. The thing I loved even more then pagoda was the behavior of the Burmese in this sacral place.
Before the dinner in the hotel, we went on the chinese marketplace in the city, very picturesquely, funny and full of flavours. I was very tired because of the journey and because of the all day, reason why I didn't make any photo.