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Taunggyi balloon festival

taunggyi ballon festival

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Well, Max. You are right!! You can see the ferry wheel next to Inya Lake all year round. But its not the same as the ferry wheel operated by human power in the video which can be only seen in special festival around October and November. Thats what I am talking about. 



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Yeah that's true, this one in the video is really particular, not sure how safe it is for the guys who operate them, but really look unique.

I already witnessed a smaller size of ferry wheel made of wood and which can sit only 4 people at the time. It was operated by one of the ethnic group people from Northern Thailand, close to Myanmar border. Do you have the same in Myanmar?

 

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