They Built A Capital And No One Came: Inside Burma’s Ghost City
They Built A Capital And No One Came: Inside Burma’s Ghost City Naypyidaw, the mysterious Burmese Oz, is six times larger than New York. It’s very well-lit and clean, and extremely empty. So why build it? | thedailybeast
Myanmar's traditional sport of Chinlone is played in Naypyidaw on November 18th 2016. Chinlone is a combination of sport and dance and is non-competitive; the focus is not on winning or losing, but on how beautifully one plays the game. Credit: AP/Aung Shine Oo #Myanmar #Chinlone #Naypyidaw #beautifulgame #sport #dance
Mt Popa, Bagan, Mandalay, Burma Southwest of Mount Popa is Taung Kalat (pedestal hill), sheer-sided volcanic plug, which rises 737 metres (2,417 ft) above the sea level. A Buddhist monastery is located at the summit of Taung Kalat. At one time, the Buddhist hermit U Khandi maintained the stairway of 777 steps to the summit of Taung Kalat. Mt Popa is a valcano."