Just wanted to show this off. These sarong-like garments are super-cheap and loads of fun to wear. The only problems are that there are no pockets (I hung my camera from a buttonhole in my shirt) and it's tricky to tie (Nge Lay had to help me a bunch of times.)
True story: I wore this to the National Museum in Yangon, and an American lady, surveying the exhibits, turned me and said, "You must be so proud."

Well, I'm not Burmese (though I'm told I could pass off as Shan), but I am bloody proud of my Southeast Asianness. Fully intend to teach in this outfit in Singapore, too.



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