The founding Yangon is connected that story of Shwedagon of the Enlightenment of Gaudama Buddha . It was on the 49th day after the Enlightenment when two brothers, Taphussa and Bhallika, merchants from Ukkalapa in the land of Mon people in Lower Myanmar.
The road to Inle-Lake via Nyaung Shwe is located in the Southern Shan State. Inle Lake is situated in Nyaung Shwe Township to where taking a flight from Yangon to Heho, and then travel by car or bus. From Shwe Nyaung, it takes 30 minutes to Nyaung Shwe.
The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar (Burma) located in the southernmost part of the country has over 800 islands scattering around 3600 km along the shore and it is a goldmine for macro underwater photographers who can enjoy capturing on film tiny critters such as gobies, shrimps, nudibranches etc