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Shan Tofu aka Burmese Tofu

THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

  On our penultimate day of our Aussie tour, my niece book us on the Great Ocean Road Tour. We leave early in the morning and take the tram  to the pick up point, appropriately name ‘The Rendezvous Hotel’. After waiting for some time, the bus finally arrives. It is a small bus. There are […]

My Kuih EE (Tang Yuan) Has Morphed!!

The First Day of Winter: Winter Solstice 2017 Winter Solstice Date, Facts, Folklore, and More Winter Solstice is coming, Winter officially begins with the Winter Solstice on Thursday, December 21, 2017. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.  When is the Winter Solstice? The winter solstice is the day with the fewest […]

Stonehenge, Winter Solstice

I recently visited Stonehenge while on the way to visit some friends. Stonehenge is an ancient temple built some 4500 years ago. I have always known that Stonehenge is a venue where Pagans congregate during the summer and winter solstice. During my student days, I did not have a chance to visit Stonehenge, but we […]

Free and Easy Melbourne

More of Melbourne

Continuing my Melbourne saga: Day 4 The next morning, my brother and my niece leave early to collect the hired car. Today we are visiting some nice beaches. We are visiting Phillip Island. Our first stop is the chocolate factory which is one of the first attractions when one enters Phillip Island. We go down […]

Melbourne, Australia! Here I come.

Trip to Brunei – Something That I Should Have Done Long Ago

Last 2 Days at Yangon

What A Day at Inle!

For the 2nd day at Inle, we decide to go around the lake area to visit more tourist attractions.  The first stop is the Hot Spring. Khaung Daing Hot Springs is a relatively new resort built for foreigners. The driver parked the car in front of the complex and opposite is a temple. While the […]

Inle Lake – My Next Destination

Bagan On Day 2

Since I am in temple fatigue, I ask the driver to take me to somewhere where there are not temples.  “This is an impossible request as Burma is about temples”, says the driver. “We visited 4 temples yesterday, and we will see more temple today,” he says. But I insist that I want to do […]

Bagan, Here I Come!

Moving Around Yangon -2

Today we are going to explore Yangon again before we head off to Bagan. We have breakfast in a food court, like the ones we have in Malaysia and Singapore.  There are stalls serving all sorts of food in the Morning Star Food Centre. I order curry mee or curry noodles which comes with thicker […]

More Of Myanmar – Day Out In Yangon 1

A Place where I share my love of cooking

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