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beetlenut

Chewing betel nut is very common in Myanmar, so there is a betel nut vendor along a busy street corner.  This man is preparing parcels of areca nuts and tobacco, wrapped in a lime-coated betel leaf.  People who chew the betel nut would have their teeth stained red then black from many years of chewing the betel nut.

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NTG 2

Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda is one of the numerous pagodas in Yangon, however it is overlooked by many.  The pagoda is also known as the “five-storey Buddha”  for the seated Buddha image is housed in a pavilion with five-tiers hence the name Nga-Htat-Gyi Pagoda.  Also the Buddha is different from other images  for it’s has an amour around the upper body.