U Pain Bridge in Mandalay from Upper Burma crowded with Thingyan Goers
MoeMaKa Reporter 001
April 18, 2009
(On 4th day of Thingyan morning, a view at U Pain Bridge, a historic timber bridge of over 100 years old, Photo – Mr. Aung)
U Pain Bridge, one of the favorite spot of Mandalay’s Thingyan festival goers, was found jammed packed with visitors all over during the holidays of Thingyan Water Festival. Especially under bridge, visitors found themselves enjoying food at make-shift temporary “floating” restaurants. The stall were selling coconut juice, Beer-like Palm liquor, Beers, all kind of hard liquors and variety of Burmese traditional snacks and salads.
(On Taungthaman Lake, “Floating Restaurant” the Burmese traditional way – Photo – Mr. Aung)
U Pain Bridge was located out skirt of Mandalay in Amarapura township crossing “Taungthaman” lake where farms were grown seasonally on the bed of the lake in dried season. It used to be 200 years of age, some historian told.
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