"" Rangoon Favorite Tip by Krystynn

Rangoon General: 55 reviews and 58 photos


Fondest memory: And this is the perfect 'model' Burmese kitchen! <i>Kidding.</i>

O.K., don't laugh at me now... but I have never seen a real well before in my entire life. So, finding these nice Burmese women (<i>see photo below</i>) washing their dishes by the well was soooo interesting for me! I offered to help them with the dishes... but they shoo-ed me away! ;-(

P.S. Just between us, I was really sad to discover that the Burmese women here were treated like 2nd class citizens. For example, when there are guests to be entertained, they don't eat together with the men... They kept on serving the guests and put everyone's needs above theirs!! After a while, I stood up from the dinner table and told them (the women) to sit down with me otherwise I was going to join them in the kitchen too! Oh, believe me, they were horrified. They sat down with me for just a short while (I guess to please me)...before disappearing into the kitchen again! Sigh.

Review Helpfulness: 1 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
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