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Foot Worshipper Monk meditating at the feet of the giant reclining Buddha in Chaukhtatgyi Temple in Yangon, Myanmar.

Thingyan (Myanmar/Burma). 'Myanmar in April is so hot that you’ll enjoy getting soaked at Thingyan (Water Festival), which marks the start of the country’s new-year celebration. The festival involves lots of drinking, dancing, singing and theatre. Cultural taboos are temporarily lifted, so women can ‘kidnap’ young men, blacken the men’s faces with soot or oil, and dunk their heads in buckets of water until they perform a hilarious monkey dance.'

Shan State in Myanmar - Ayetharyar Vineyards in Taunggyi. They have a lovely outdoor restaurant where you can try out their wines after taking a tour of the winery.