Burma, beautiful Asia country with mysteries which appeal thousands of people visiting every year. You are one of them, who are willing to take your package and go for a Burma tour, how much do you know about Burma? Let’s see this list below to check.
1.The only country without family name
Will you say whoah now? You can find strange last names when visiting many countries all over the world. Sometimes you misunderstand some of them. It is also difficult to say both family name and first name in Asia and European countries.
But how easy it is for you to remember your Burmese friends’ names. You can make it easy and have a list of many short names. In Myanmar( Burma), they do not have their own family, all use the irst name only. So special, right?
Do remember what is suggested below.
Please always clasp your hands when meeting anyone, no matter they are young or old, boys or girls. With hands clasped and heads down, Burmese people believe that it is to pay respect to each other.
You will be a smart tourist and express a good attitude to the local among many of your friends in the same Burma tour. Be smart, polite and outgoing with this!
Do not need to say much, we all know Burma is a Buddhist country. There are thousands of temples and pagodas in this country. In big and famous cities such as Mandalay, Yangon…many of pagodas are visited many times, all year. Temples are varied in shapes and sizes, many are even with gold on them.
That is why you can easily meet monks on your way. If you are in a Myanmar trekking tour, of course, this is what you meet up often. Even the number of monks in Burma are much more that of policies.
Many Burmese people are willing to help these people live day by day with free boiled rice, food and water.
Even time from July to October, many activities such as getting married, exchanging school are canceled to spend time for their religion.
If you want to take beautiful photos in such a Burma short tour, think carefully to choose the right time to take up.
In Burma, people use their own language: Burmese. But in office, English is quite popular. Many Burmese people learn English to find a good job , office jobs, such easy and high-salary ones.
There is a very interesting information that may make you laugh. Many Burmese people think that, products in the supermarket are written in Thai language. But in fact, they are almost in Vietnam.
If you spend time in a real Burma tour, you can find the truth and feel it so strange and a bit funny.
The reason is that Burmese does not know Vietnamese, so it is such an interesting and popular case to experience.
Many may think that Burma has much gold because there are many golden pagodas, but the truth is not. Burma is not a rich country, but it is famous for variety of precious stones such as Ruby, Marble,…This is the best precious stone country all over the world. Burma is also the big Ruby production country with more than 80% amount of Ruby all over the world.
Mogok is famous for its name “Ruby land”, there are many precious stones here and many workers always desire to find a good chance to change their poor lives.
Many Myanmar travel companies may introduce you to such famous places as Bogyoke because this market has many gems, you can buy them for friends and families as great souvenirs. You can even find beautiful handicrafts.
You should buy tickets for the bus when visiting this country. This is the main means of transport. Cheap and easy to use. Motorbikes and cars have also used some places. But in Yangon, you are not allowed to ride a motorbike in the city center. Not convenient but you can use the bus instead.
You can take many photos of Burma people on the bus, even around the bus with their hands holding tightly. So familiar? In India, it is the same.
7.Burmese people: good personality, they supply water free
Do not worry if you feel thirsty. There are many jars with water full along the street. Sometimes they are put near the trees, sometimes at other places. With the available clean cup, you can drink water as much as you want to release during hot days.
Burma is not rich, but they are all kind and frankly. They help tourists as much as help the local ones. They supply not only water free, many even help to share food in the afternoon, in a long line along the street.
If you get trouble or want to find ways, many will help you carefully with smiles and a good heart.
If you have Visa to Burma, do not hesitate to book a tour and spend a great time with your friends. Not expensive, but cheap and you are always willing by lovely and kind people.
These 7 things will help you have a general view about Burma. Preparing your package, good experiences are waiting to be collected. Are you willing to have a great Burma tour? Let’s save time and arrange things to make sure you never feel regret. Burma is welcoming you.