So you’ve arrived in Myanmar and managed to convert your cash
to kyat, the local currency. But what do you do if you don’t want
to carry huge stacks of dirty bills?>>It’s already closed. It’s already closed.>>After years of reporting for the
country, I’ve got a little secret. I like to come right here, just off
Merchant Street in Yangon, where for a price you can replace torn,
stained kyat notes with fresh, clean bills.>>Where are the,
you have new notes?>>[FOREIGN]
>>Yeah.>>Are they videotaping?>>Oh. They don’t want that camera.>>Oh, I forgot to add. I’m not sure this is entirely legal. Technically, money
exchanges need to be done at government approved
money changers. Zaw Lin! Can you come here?
I can’t speak [English].>>He often comes here
to exchange money.>>Yes it’s true.>>You want to take 500 bills?>>They are taking photos.>>No, they are just taking
photos of his dollars.>>No, no 5,000, understand?>>I think he is saying 1000 bills.>>You mean like this? No.
>>[FOREIGN]>>This one. Yeah?>>Oh, you mean 5,000 bills.
>>No.>>We don’t have them.>>Maybe.
Okay. 500 okay? 500?>>It might be a little sketchy, but I get what I came for in no time.