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Kyauk Kalap Monastery

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Once at Kyauk Kalap (dubbed “Chocolate” monastery because the Burmese pronunciation of its name is “Chalk-Chalap”), we were enthralled. Standing proudly in a small reservoir, a tall face of sheer rock with a golden pagoda as a hat. The monastery was also known for taking in animals, rabbits included. Unfortunately for the monks, the rabbits behaved in a rabbit-like way and propagated madly, hopping wildly around the temple grounds.

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Written by  Jodi Ettenberg.

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