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Transportation

Fully loaded with people and the commodities on the roof, the car is heading off from Mandalay to Mogok (where the precious stones like rubies, sapphire and hundreds more are found). I was in a van travelling to the same destination when the way the Driver's support at the back was buying the betel nuts caught my attention. I know it is betel nuts because the tiny shop at the background with the red chair in the front sells them. They are exchanging the betel nuts and money with one hand. Surprising but they do it so well. Most importantly, would you believe if I tell that this car is going to travel 134 miles to an altitude of 3300ft above sea levels with the roads rough and dusty with so much curves and turns. It stops twice till it reaches to the destination (first time after covering 63miles for passengers to get refreshment and the car engines to cool down) (and second time when it is about 30 miles away from the destination for light refreshments and of course the car engines to get a break). By the time it is on second halt, the car is already at 3300ft above sea level

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Taken on June 13, 2011