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My theme this year is Burma AKA Myanmar. I used to live in Laos, so this was a return to Southeast Asia that I looked forward to. I spent a little over three weeks exploring this country, learning about its culture: its history, religion, and language. I thought others might enjoy a bit of what I learned and see some of what I saw.
|I’d never seen tobacco like this.|
The Cigar Factory seemed to be women’s work, and while they worked, some enjoyed a cigar.
|The woman wearing pink took a lot of smoking breaks.|
|See what I mean?
I don’t smoke, so the aroma in this building wasn’t all that great for me.
Answers to B: What do you know about Began, Burma?
F 1. Began is a landlocked city in the middle of Burma. (It’s on the Irrawaddy river.)
F 2. Began was founded in 1942. (It was founded in the 2nd century.)
NOW what do you know about cigars?
T/F 1. The Burmese facial feature is called a cheroot.
T/F 2. Some Burmese cigars are rolled in dried banana leaves.
Answers tomorrow. 🙂
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