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Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies   Leave a comment


Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies

Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies
Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies – Fish and Prawns (Shrimps)
Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies
Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies
Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies
Local Steamboat with fresh seafood and other delicacies

Chinese New Year Family Reunion Luncheon   Leave a comment


 

Chinese New Year Family Reunion Luncheon

Chinese New Year Family Reunion Luncheon

Chinese New Year Family Reunion Luncheon

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 2.5   Leave a comment


My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 2.5

ll in the Family. My mother is the Second Aunt in brown, my Fourth Singapore aunt is in green and her daughter is the tallest. Birthday Girl is in light blue.

My Maternal Third Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 2.5

My Maternal Third Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 2.5

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 2.5

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 2.5

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5   Leave a comment


My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5 ~ My aunt is in light blue nyonya blouse. Her daughter Lean Choo is the tallest of the group.

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5 ~ My social aunt’s friends from the schools, wet markets and places she frequented.

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5 ~ Her wide circle of good friends

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5 ~ Her good friends from her social circle.

My Third Maternal Aunt’s Birthday ~ Part 1.5 ` With the family friends including the blogger in red shirt.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp   Leave a comment


Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

We arrived at the water boats’ hub to get into our boat heading towards the Hotel beside the Inle Lake.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub. My mother is safely on board,

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub. My mother is safely on board,

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub. We are off to the Hotel.

Day 3.10 ~ Leaving for Inle Lake after the Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp and arriving the Water Transportation Hub. We are off to the Hotel.

 

 

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp   Leave a comment


Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

After Breakfast at Amara Montain Resort, Kalaw, Myanmar we were headed towards the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp for the day. We had checked out of the hotel as we were heading towards Inle Lake after the Elephant Camp. We had an Indian food lunch at the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp.

SP Lim

 

(14.11.2016) Day 3:/ Kalaw >> Elephant Camp >> Nyaung Shwe

After Breakfast at your hotel, around 9 am, move to Elephant Camp, see and feel how nature is beautiful and also see how mahout life. Together with mahout, Feeding and bathing elephant, (riding elephant will cost extra charge).

Lunch at Elephant camp After Lunch, move to Inle Lake, Upon your arrival in Nyaung Shwe, move to Hotel on the lake. Overnight in Aureum Palace Resort and Spa.

Lunch and Dinner by Own Account

Extracted from the Official Itinerary.

 

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Day 3.1 ~ Visit to the Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp

Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Two species are traditionally recognised, the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), although some evidence suggests that African bush elephants and African forest elephants are separate species (L. africana and L. cyclotis respectively). Elephants are scattered throughout sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. Elephantidae is the only surviving family of the order Proboscidea; other, now extinct, members of the order include deinotheres, gomphotheres, mammoths, and mastodons. Male African elephants are the largest extant terrestrial animals and can reach a height of 4 m (13 ft) and weigh 7,000 kg (15,000 lb). All elephants have several distinctive features, the most notable of which is a long trunk or proboscis, used for many purposes, particularly breathing, lifting water and grasping objects. Their incisors grow into tusks, which can serve as weapons and as tools for moving objects and digging. Elephants’ large ear flaps help to control their body temperature. Their pillar-like legs can carry their great weight. African elephants have larger ears and concave backs while Asian elephants have smaller ears and convex or level backs.

Elephants are herbivorous and can be found in different habitats including savannahs, forests, deserts and marshes. They prefer to stay near water. They are considered to be keystone species due to their impact on their environments. Other animals tend to keep their distance from elephants, while predators such as lions, tigers, hyenas, and wild dogs usually target only young elephants (or “calves”). Females (“cows”) tend to live in family groups, which can consist of one female with her calves or several related females with offspring. The groups are led by an individual known as the matriarch, often the oldest cow. Elephants have a fission–fusion society in which multiple family groups come together to socialise. Males (“bulls”) leave their family groups when they reach puberty, and may live alone or with other males. Adult bulls mostly interact with family groups when looking for a mate and enter a state of increased testosterone and aggression known as musth, which helps them gain dominance and reproductive success. Calves are the centre of attention in their family groups and rely on their mothers for as long as three years. Elephants can live up to 70 years in the wild. They communicate by touch, sight, smell and sound; elephants use infrasound, and seismic communication over long distances. Elephant intelligence has been compared with that of primates and cetaceans. They appear to have self-awareness and show empathy for dying or dead individuals of their kind.

African elephants are listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), while the Asian elephant is classed as endangered. One of the biggest threats to elephant populations is the ivory trade, as the animals are poached for their ivory tusks. Other threats to wild elephants include habitat destruction and conflicts with local people. Elephants are used as working animals in Asia. In the past they were used in war; today, they are often controversially put on display in zoos, or exploited for entertainment in circuses. Elephants are highly recognisable and have been featured in art, folklore, religion, literature and popular culture.

Inserted by SP Lim from Wikipedia.

From the Vietnamese Fishing Village ~ Family’s Sunset   Leave a comment


From the Vietnamese Fishing Village ~ Family’s Sunset

The Vietnamese Family enjoying the beautiful Sunset at a large fishing village.

SP Lim

Sunset

Vietnamese Family enjoying the Sunset

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