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KALAW TO INLE LAKE TREK, MYANMAR
Full Moon Festival (parade of donations for the local monastery)
Full moon festival
Kalaw train station technology
More Full Moon Festival
Sunset in Kalaw
New friends... local tourists who asked to take a picture with us
School in Kalaw
Casually crossing the tracks. It's safe when the train comes a couple times a day at 20 mph
The trek started in the forest
After a few hours, it opened up into stunning farm land
Proudly harvesting carrots
Hello (not so) little water buffalo!!
On their way
Met another friend on the trail
Kids walking home from school for lunch
The time we had to stop so that this guy could ignite his dynamite to blow up some rock to make a road
Bright yellow sesame seed plants
This little boy chased after us to give us flowers
More kids! More flowers!
More more more!
They were PUMPED about this selfie
Making our way through the fields
Lunch break on Day 1
Trek day 1 lunch mmmm!
More adorable water buffalo. Water buffalo are cheaper than cows because they are known for being lazy.
Farmers heading home for lunch
Myanmar or Tuscany?
Hot chilis laid out to dry in a Pa'O Village, nicknamed "Chili Village"
Villagers playing chinlone, sort of like hacky sack
More stunning views
You can lead a buffalo to water...
Sesame fields forever
The colors were beautiful - those are potato plants
More gorgeous colors
Made it to our night 1 homestay!
View from our room
Our tiny but cozy room
The kids in the family were watching an English version of Cinderella on a DVD player. They let Alex join in.
Breakfast set up - getting fueled for our 2nd day of trekking
Early morning mist
Watch out for that ditch...
Scene from the trek
More walking through farms
Beating the rice out of their plants
Day 2 lunch break (yes, in case you noticed, we wore the same clothes for the entire 3 days...)
These kids were mischievous!
Our night 2 homestay house!
Mist over Inle Lake -- we're so close!
Back into the jungle
Almost there!!! To the next photo album you go...