Gay activities in Myanmar
Or rather attempts at gay activities. Fri 22dec2017 I met my acquaintance from trip in Aug 2017 again, at National Swimming Pool (Yangon, next to Hotel Olympic, in walking distance from my place and a good restaurant next to pool). He brought four friends, two of them cute. Eat and chat there for over an hour. Nobody was in the pool, because it was closed for maintenance for a week over Christmas. Last time my friend was single, but now he has a girlfriend. They were talking about girls next table, so I assume none of them is gay and this is a dead end.
Hot spring near Dawai 28dec2017
I had high hopes to ogle at cute boys at the hot spring, but was bitterly disappointed on all accounts: no cute boys, and you can't get into the water. Instead, ladle water over body, and once wet you have to keep ladling else you will get cold.
Tea shop in Dawai 27dec2017
When I pass the tea shop, a cute boy waves to me, so I sit down for tea. His fat brother (both Tamil and wonderful brown skin) is the one who speaks English best, so most conversation was with him. Even though I didn't get anywhere with his brother, it was quite interesting, and we spent over an hour chatting.
The interesting thing is that all these encounters were invitations (contrary to Thailand). I made some protests, but at the end accepted.
I once read in a newspaper that there is no sexual education in Myanmar. And in the conversations I had, it took over an hour until the subject of girls was raised (contrary to Thailand). Next trip I will check if condoms are sold in the few convenience stores, or even better bring some and distribute them (and invite boys to my room for demonstration?).
Hairdresser in Dawei 28dec2017
There was a hairdresser that had a gaggle of twinks with outrageous hairdoes. I could do with a shaving, so I enter. He uses an electric hair cutting machine, which leaves about 1 mm of hair standing. That would have been it, but I ask for wet shaving. They get a razor and try some of their lotions as shaving cream, none of them works! They obviously never have done wet shaving before. A disaster! Pay the 3000 MMK they ask for, and in two days that worst shave ever will have grown out.