Bawgyo Paya Pwe, Myanmar

Manual merry-go-round

Taken at Bawgyo Paya Pwe, 8 miles from Hsipaw. This festival spans over the 4 days preceding the last full moon of the Buddhist calendar. People from all over congregate around the Pagoda. Some come to pay hommage to the four statues of Buddha that can only be viewed during this time of year whilst others just come for the festive atmosphere.