Myanmar (Burma)

Taking a boat around the lake surrounding the caves

Welcome to Singapore
Welcome to Singapore

Arrival at Airport. Carnation Puppy is for Chinese New Year--"Year of the Dog"

Streets of Singapore
Streets of Singapore

Tourists enjoying Chinese New Year

Singapore
Singapore

The Markets

Singapore
Singapore

Celebrations for "Year of the Dog"

Yangon (Rangoon) Shwedagon Pagoda
Yangon (Rangoon) Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda, 2500 years old, is a large complex of many shrines, one of Buddhism's most sacred sites

Shwedagon Central Stupa
Shwedagon Central Stupa

325 ft., the top section is encrusted with 5448 diamonds, 2317 rubies, sapphires and 1065 golden bells. A 76 carat diamond at the very top

Touring  Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon

Glenda stops by the ancient "Bodhi" tree

More at Shwedagon Pagoda
More at Shwedagon Pagoda

Lois rings the gong

Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon

Glenda poses in one of the many courtyards

Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon

Inside in one of the many shrines

Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon

Monks take a selfie

Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon
Touring Shwedagon

Glenda and Lois stop for a photo at a large Buddha