Monday, December 17, 2012

Poverty and Plenty in Burma’s Arid Heartland

15 Dec 2012

NATMAUK, MAGWE DIVISION — They call it “sky beer,” and in the dry zone 
of central Burma, it’s cheaper than water.

At 200 kyat (US $0.25) a bottle, htan yay, or palm juice, is just half the price 
of purified water. Left to ferment, it also has a bit of a kick.

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