Preparing for the world cup?

Nah, he was getting ready for lunch. Also taken at the Shwe Yan Pay monastery.

Notice the poster on the bottom left? Football seems to be a favourite sport in Myanmar. I see posters related to football everywhere I went… even in monasteries as in this case.

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Exit the monk

Taken at Shwe Yan Pay monastery (famous for its oval-shaped windows … more of this later) while on the way from Heho airport to Nyaung Shwe jetty, the gateway to Inle lake, Myanmar.

The gong just sounded signaling to all disciples that lunch was ready. Everyone was going in all directions to their respective rooms […]