SHAN STATE MYANMAR
The Shan state saddles the middle-eastern part of Myanmar. Taunggyi is the capital city. It is bounded by China in the north east, Laos and Thailand in the south east, Kachin State in the north and Sagaing and Karen in the South.
The famous fresh water Inle Lake is located here. Kakku Pagodas and the Pindaya limestone caves are major attractions. Taungyyi Hot air balloon festival held each year in the capital city is a popular among the locals. During Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival people come to witness the boat race competitions of one-legged rowers