burma: You Can Call Me VEGAS BOB by Robert Swetz - 01/25/18 07:06 PM
 
You Can Call Me VEGAS BOB by Robert Swetz Vegas Bob aka Robert Swetz had his fortune read this evening by a card reader in San Jose California. The reading was wonderful and so much great information was brought to Vegas Bob's attention.  Where Vegas Bob will be living and working for the next 1-2-3 years, what type of work Vegas Bob will be doing, what to expect, what to look out for, emotions, feelings, communication and so much more, it defiantly was a great read ...   The card reader and Robert Swetz came to the conclusion that ...Whether I live in Las Vegas, California, … (7 comments)

burma: Vegas Bob is in Alaska Now ;o) - 08/25/16 02:35 AM
Vegas Bob is in Alaska Now 
 
It's been raining everyday now in Alaska for over 3 weeks and everything is so GREEN, so much different than the desert backdrop in Las Vegas and it the burning hills of California.
Vegas Bob will be picking up his (new) camera today in Anchorage so it better clear up soon because Vegas Bob won't put up with all this rain.
Stay tuned for more posts of Vegas Bob's adventures and if he has a laptop Vegas Bob will be posting a special write about his visit to Myanmar (Burma), the temples that he photographed several years ago … (17 comments)

burma: Happy memories of Myanmar (Burma) and it's people - 06/25/16 12:51 AM

 
Happy memories of Myanmar (Burma) and it's people
Over the last 10 years Robert Vegas Bob Swetz has had the privilege of traveling to Burma which they call Myanmar 4 different times. When visiting the country and it's people it's like going back in time, less technology, less stress and less troubles.
 
 
When ever I would come across the Burmese people they were always very interested in me as a foreigner to their country. They were always polite and some a bit camera shy, but after a few minutes of my guide talking to these in the Burmese language they came around quickly for that … (27 comments)

burma: New Years Water Festival Myanmar Burma Robert Swetz - 04/09/16 04:48 AM
New Years Water Festival Myanmar Burma Robert Swetz
Water Festival the (New Years) Celebration in Myanmar started today in Burma.Robert Swetz has attended Water Festival 3 different times in Myanmar and what a great celebration.

 For 7 days the Burmese celebrate New Year by shooting water from stages where musicians perform, stages full of locals with hoses in their hands shooting water all over cars passing by and more.  And it's not just one stage that the celebration takes place, there are hundreds and hundreds of stages and areas located across the city of Yangon (Rangoon) surrounding cities celebrating Water Festival ;o)    Water Festival Celebration April 11th 2015 Myanmar … (15 comments)

burma: Good Morning from Myanmar by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz - 02/21/16 02:51 AM

 
Good Morning from Myanmar by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
 
Over the past 15 years I have had the privilege of traveling to Southeast Asia four different times. Myanmar (Burma) 4 times, Thailand 2 times, Taiwan 2 times, Singapore once and several others.
 
 
When I think about my travels to South East Asia I find it hard to believe sometimes that I ever traveled there. But when I go through the 100's of 1000's of photographs that I took when I was there, I know that I was there.
 
 
I have approx 3000+ photographs that I took in parts of Myanmar, Thailand & Singapore that I have … (16 comments)

burma: Whooo Whooo can tell me what the circle is - 12/07/15 08:51 AM
Robert Swetz wanted to share this photograph with Sharon's post about "Circles" in her photographs because everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
 
And right below this sentence is a comment that I left Sharon on her post only minutes before I wrote this post ...
 
Hello again Sharon,
If you look real close at this photo of Vegas Bob in a temple in Myanmar/Burma, you can see approx 6 different "Orbs" in the photo 
There are 3 different sized Orbs by the left eye of the lying Buddha Statue that Vegas Bob is touching, and another 3 between the eyes of the statue.
(Please Note) … (19 comments)

burma: I just want to write about "Happiness" with Eye Candy attached - 05/30/15 12:53 PM
Laguna Beach California by Robert Swetz
 
I just want to write about "Happiness" ...
 
With the many thousands of posts that I blog and read, my favorite are posts written about Happiness ;o)
 
James Bond Island Phuket Thailand by Robert Swetz
 
And the number one thing that makes Robert "Vegas Bob" Swetz Happy is traveling.
Believe it or not, Robert Swetz could spend the rest of his years traveling and he would be Happy.
 
Phi Phi Island Phuket Thailand by Robert Swetz
 
In fact Robert Swetz enjoys traveling so much that the subject travel was covered several chapters in his book ... "Happiness Within"
 
Bagan Myanmar/Burma by Robert Swetz
 
Robert … (13 comments)

burma: Water Festival Celebration April 11th 2015 Myanmar Burma by Robert Swetz - 02/08/15 10:51 PM
  Water Festival Celebration April 11th 2015 Myanmar Burma by Robert Swetz   Water Festival in Myanmar falls on the 2nd week of April every year. Water Festival a New Year Celebration that last approx 5 days. All the cities and towns close all their businesses for 5 days and the whole country of Myanmar is full of music on stages, water sports and so much more.   Robert Swetz aka Vegas Bob has had the opportunity to celebrate Water Festival in Myanmar 2 different years. Vegas Bob rode in the back of flatbed trucks with local Burmese while other Burmese sprayed water from … (11 comments)

burma: Vegas Bob's 4 year old niece singing a Justin Bieber song ;o) - 02/04/14 12:20 PM

This cute niece of Vegas Bob's can hardly speak any English because she was born and raised in Myanmar/ Burma. 
Now in America she's trying so hard to sing a Justin Bieber song, bless her heart ;o)
(Please note): My word in the title and post was suppose to be (NIECE) not NEPHEW ... Sorry Roger reading your comment ... This is a little girl with short hair not a boy ;o/ "Oops"
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burma: "NEW YEARS" Water Festival Celebration in Myanmar/ Burma this week - 04/16/13 12:06 AM

"NEW YEARS" Water Festival in Myanmar/ Burma is going on right now! Cities across the whole country of Myanmar close businesses for 5 days straight including the weekend gives the Burmese a total of 9 days to celebrate.
 I have been to the "Water Festival" in Yangon Myanmar 3 different years and it is quite exciting. For a country with all it's problems these people really know how to celebrate and have fun.
 Take a look at one of the many videos that I took celebrating "Water Festival" in Yangon Myanmar ... ;o)
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burma: Did Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz have a vision of Freedom for Myanmar in 2005 before Hillary Clinton's visit in 2012? - 03/31/12 06:17 AM
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Did Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz have a vision of Freedom for Myanmar in 2005 before Hillary Clinton's visit in 2012?   Did Robert Swetz have visions of Myanmar/ Burma in 2005 and the Country of Myanmar becoming a "Democracy"? The Answer is YES!  And has Robert Swetz made any Real Estate Investments from 2005 to 2012? That is classified information ... but I will tell you a little secret ... YES! Since Hillary Clinton's visit to Myanmar in 2012 the country is BOOMING with investors from all over the world, trying to invest in Rangon, Mandalay … (2 comments)

burma: Vegas Bob is very happy that his wife Nu Nu is safe and back in America ... ;o) - 03/27/12 06:26 PM
Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz just arrived back in Las Vegas Nevada after picking his wife Nu Nu and her mother up at LAX in Los Angeles California.
Nu Nu and her mother spent over one month in Myanmar/ Burma taking care of some family matters. Vegas Bob's Burmese family continues to grow with 15 total Burmese living in America within a 10 years span. Nu Nu and her mother arrived in America with her brother's wife and 3 daughters that have never ever been to America ...
Nu Nu's oldest brother, wife and 3 daughter's will be spending their 2nd day … (14 comments)

burma: Try and be HAPPY with the things you have ... ;o) - 03/21/12 01:26 AM
Try and be HAPPY with the things you have ... ;o)   So many people in this world complain about all the things they don't have, instead of just being HAPPY with the things they do have. I even find myself complaining sometimes about gas prices, the way someone acts, what their wearing and little things that really don't add up to anything. I have been to 3rd World Countries so I should know better ... This photo (above) was taken on a small island in Myanmar/ Burma. This boy and 3 girls have NO television, NO radio, NO car, NO … (14 comments)

burma: "Pagodas" 3000 year old Temples in Bagan Myanmar/ Burma - 02/27/12 11:30 PM

  Robert Vegas Bob Swetz 19 minutes ago      At one time in Bagan Myanmar/ Burma there were 7000 different temples that Burmese call "Pagodas" ... there are around 4000 still standing and here is a photograph taken in 2010 of just a few.Pagodas in Burma -  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagodas_in_BurmaPagodas in Burma (or Myanmar) are tiered structures for Buddhist religious ... Temple; Seinnyet Nyima Paya & Seinnyet Ama Pahto; Lawkananda Pagoda ...  — at Bagan Myanmar.       … (14 comments)

burma: VACATION - VACATION - VACATION - 02/25/12 04:26 AM
That's right ... Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz might be headed to Myanmar/ Burma and Thailand in the next several weeks. I just spoke with Nu Nu over the phone and she wants me to apply for a Burmese Visa ASAP. There is no emergency ... She just misses me ... I will apply for my Visa and keep everyone up to date on my progress ... Maybe Vegas Bob will be in Myanmar for "Water Festival" ... Burmese (New Year) Celebration ;o) If I go this year it would be my 3rd time celebrating New Years in Myanmar ... "I am … (12 comments)

burma: "Good Night" from the Temples in Mandalay Myanmar ... ;o) - 01/15/12 03:08 PM

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burma: These children from Myanmar/ Burma would like to say "Good Morning America" ... - 12/13/11 12:06 AM

These children from Myanmar/ Burma would like to say "Good Morning America" ...
 
On our last visit to Myanmar/ Burma we came across these Burmese preparing their fishing nets and traps for fishing. These cute little Burmese children ... one older boy and three very young ladies caught Vegas Bob's eye as we were walking by.
I took some video and snapped several photographs ... it didn't take very much for VB to get these children to laugh as I took this photograph because they are not use to seeing Americans on this little island by the India Ocean … (9 comments)

burma: Hillary Clinton's visit to Myanmar/ Burma bigger than any "Water Festival" Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz 12-3-2011 - 12/03/11 10:27 AM
Hillary Clinton's visit to Myanmar/ Burma bigger than any "Water Festival" Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz 12-3-2011
Videos By Vegas Bob www.videosbyvegasbob.com/ 1 hour ago – Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz & Burmese Family very excited about Hilary Clinton in Myanmar … ;o). News for Hillary Clinton Myanmar Burma ... Is it possible (HILARY CLINTON or Aung San Suu Kyi) may have ... activerain.com/.../is-it-possible-hilary-clinton-or-aung-san-suu-kyi-m... 18 hours ago – Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz's Burmese Family 2011. Is it possible (HILARY CLINTON or Aung San Suu Kyi) may have viewed Vegas Bob's ... Mother has not seen her Daughter in Six Years (Update) activerain.com/.../mother-has-not-seen-her-daughter-in-six-years-upd... Sep … (4 comments)

burma: Is it possible (HILLARY CLINTON or Aung San Suu Kyi) may have viewed Vegas Bob's blogs, photographs & videos of Myanmar/ Burma? - 12/02/11 03:27 PM

Is it possible (HILLARY CLINTON or Aung San Suu Kyi) may have viewed Vegas Bob's blogs, photographs & videos of Myanmar/ Burma?
 
The answer to this question would be ... YES!
Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz has been plugging the Internet with hundreds & thousands of blogs, photographs & videos of Myanmar/ Burma for around 7 years now. VB has traveled to Myanmar 5 different times in the last seven years and lives with 6 family members from Myanmar, very few of them speak English so VB's home is actually like a home in Myanmar.
VB's Burmese family is very-very … (19 comments)

burma: Daddy's little girl is growning up so fast ... ;o( ... Best of Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz - 11/10/11 11:44 PM

Daddy's little girl is growing up so fast ... ;o( ... Best of Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz
 
This photo of Sherry was taken in Myanmar back in April of 2010 when she lived in Myanmar. Now Sherry lives with us in America and she is growing like a weed, it's very hard to comprehend how fast she is growing because I am so busy with work.
Around Christmas work will be slowing down for a while for Vegas Bob and once again I will be able to spoil Sherry with going to the movies, going to the parks, hiking, … (11 comments)

 


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