Sandal factory in Pakokku, where they hand-craft 500 pair daily. Join us next Mar-April on our footloose gourmet tour of Burma/Myanmar. Upcoming details on our website next week…
Htam thee moke, sweet snack of rice flour steamed cake toasted coconut, local specialty of Yesagyo, about two hours north of Bagan.
Naan gyi, dry-fried flat bread with chickpeas white tea. Indian-influenced second brekkie this morning in Pakokku, a vibrant city about 40 minutes north of Bagan (in the other/West side of the Irrawaddy River.)
Paratha thoke, fried bread salad for breakfast. With chicken peas plus a Knorr soup side.
Sunny morning today in Pakokku: 45C/116F.
Having lunch w/ restaurateur Ye Htut Win Sharky’s Bagan.
Mandalay tea house
Mandalay’s famous white noodles for breakfast at Daw Shwu Bi. Not shown are the myriad garnishes, from lime to cilantro to fried gourd bean fritters.
Copywriter: there’s something wanting in the menu translation tonight.
Billous poori potato curry, tamarind tomato sides. Breakfast in Mandalay