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I almost stepped on this scorpion when I was walking around Yangon. Not good, as I was wearing sandals. He was in no particular hurry to leave either as I snapped some photos of him. He's about five inches long. You'll understand my hesitation in putting my hand near him to show the size scale, won't you?
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A different kind of scorpion roams the Rangon streets. Ahh, the times they are a changin' in Myanmar.
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Close up of stingers.
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Ok, this up-and-comer mohawker was in Hanoi, not Myanmar. So sue me. He's a nice photo companion with his SE Asian neighbor above.
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This fellow stood watch at the ingress of a place called "Happy World" in Rangon, immediately negating its name.
 
 
Myanmar may have been cut off from the rest of the world because of years of economic sanctions, but love flourishes here...and so does Valentines Day. Here are a few glimpses from the streets of Rangon this day: