Travel Blogs from Bago, Myanmar

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A whizbang two and a half hours of siteseeing!, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

A whizbang two and a half hours of siteseeing!

A travel blog entry by will

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... . I would have liked to have spent more time in Bago, but with only 23 days remaining on visa I knew I had to keep moving. Bago seemed like a nice quiet town and it would have been great to explore at my own pace and fully appreciate the sites, but there ...

Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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... interesting--anyone got a spare $225? On the way back from the payas we stopped in a roadside pub, and over some (very good) Myanmar beers and tasty BBQ'd goat on a stick, Manny taught us some good local phrases to use: Yabba dey! (no problem, ...

The Infamous Snake Pagoda Of Bago, Shwemawdaw Paya Pagoda, Myanmar travel blog

The Infamous Snake Pagoda Of Bago

A travel blog entry by venoth

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This is a simple yet famous monastry in Bago, not a very grand one with multiple pagodas but simple and plain. Legend has it that around 26 years ago, the caretaker of this pagoda, a buddhist monk had a dream one night and in that dream, a serpent came ...

Starting my journey in Myanmar., Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Starting my journey in Myanmar.

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Caught the morning train from Yangon to Bago, took 2 hours and cost $1.  Bago is nothing special however, just a jumping off place from which to head south instead of north.  Accommodation limited and $8 upwards.  I stayed at the Emperor ...

Kyaik Pun Pagoda - Bago, Kyaikpun, Myanmar travel blog

Kyaik Pun Pagoda - Bago

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... Kassapa, and Gotama sitting in four positions back to back to the four directions. Built by King Migadippa of Bago in the 7th Century AD and renovated by King Dhammaceti in the 15th century AD. Mr Wikipedia. A ...

wanna see giant Buddhas ?, Bago, Southern Burma, Myanmar travel blog

wanna see giant Buddhas ?

A travel blog entry by mike-christelle

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Unexpected last day of the trip, Yangon, Myanmar travel blog

Unexpected last day of the trip

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

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... have enough meals on the plane to allow us to have one. And within an hour, we were back in Bangkok - and back in another world. I'll write one more entry to wrap things up and tell what it felt like coming back to Bangkok after two weeks in ...

How many temples can you visit within six hours?, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

How many temples can you visit within six hours?

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... But before I go to the temples of Bagan, I am now travelling to Inle lake, one of the four key stops in every standard Myanmar travel (besides Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan). Having been to lake Baikal and the Er-Er lake near Dali in China, I am keen to see ...

Dusty Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Dusty Bago

A travel blog entry by kenyanmaasai

Here we are - the first bus trip in Myanmar. Excitement! Getting to the bus station at 9am by taxi and inquired for bus companies to Bago. The first company we ask say 9.30am bus full, 10.30am bus full - next bus at 11.30am. Damn! A similar situation with ...

An Interesting Morning Market In Bago, Kamanat, Myanmar travel blog

An Interesting Morning Market In Bago

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... place, some of the photos I have publisehd here. After the walk in the market, we walked to the most modern restaurant here in Bago. Well, to be honest, such restaurants are almost extinct in Malaysia. But it was very nice for a change. Run by a Burmese ...

The Oldest And Largest Teaching Monastery In Burma, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

The Oldest And Largest Teaching Monastery In Burma

A travel blog entry by venoth

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From the earlier town, it took another 3 hours drive to reach the town of Bago, once the Buddhist capital of the world. Here, we paid a visit to the oldest and largest teaching Buddhist monastery in Burma, in fact the world. There are more than a thousand ...

Bago - City of big dimensions, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago - City of big dimensions

A travel blog entry by petra_karlaut

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... , blauen Mazdataxi zu machen, bevor wir mit dem naechsten Bus nach Kinpun, wo wir den Goldenen Felsen ansehen moechten, weiterfahren. Bago ist die Stadt der grossen Dimensionen. Es gibt einen goldenen Stupa, der sogar mit seinen 114 Metern um 16 Meter ...

Mar 25, 2012, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Mar 25, 2012

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha - Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha - Bago

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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Second stop and shoes off for Shwethalyaung (reclining) Buddha. With a length of 55 m / 180 ft and a height of 16 m / 52 ft, it is the second largest Buddha in the world, after the 74 m reclining Buddha in Dawei (Tavoy). Believed to have been built in ...

Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda - Bago, Shwemawdaw Paya Pagoda, Myanmar travel blog

Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda - Bago

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... referred as the Golden God Temple. At 114 m / 375 ft in height, Shwe Maw Daw holds the record for the tallest pagoda in Myanmar. Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon is only 98 m / 321.5 ft tall. Shwe Maw Daw, along with the Shwedagon and Kyaiktiyo, are famous Mon ...

Pochi giorni e lascio Myanmar. Tristezza., Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Pochi giorni e lascio Myanmar. Tristezza.

A travel blog entry by marcorusti

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Mi riavvicino a yangon da cui purtroppo volero' di nuovo in Thailandia ( non che la Thailandia sia male, ma Nyanmar e' meglio ) e la cosa non mi fa per niente ...

Temples Of The Ancient Buddhist Empire Of Bago, Kyaukkyisu, Myanmar travel blog

Temples Of The Ancient Buddhist Empire Of Bago

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... moved along some village roads and finally reached the city walls of once the greatest empire in South East Asia, the Bago empire. This was the home to the greatest Buddhist empire that spread the religion throughout this region and the rest ...

Tour in Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Tour in Bago

A travel blog entry by moskovskaja

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In Bago wurden wir bereits erwartet, der Receptionist unseres letzten Hotels hat bereits ein Hotel in Bago informiert, dass ein Schweizer Paar kommt! Ganz nach dem Motto, das Geld soll in die Tasche von Freunden fliessen. 2 Jungs fuhren uns einen Tag ...

Bago's Buddhas, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago's Buddhas

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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[Blog by Curt] We had still a few days left in Myanmar, more than we really needed to see Yangon, so we decided to make one more stop before heading to the big city. A natural choice was the town of Bago, about halfway between Kinpun (Golden Rock) and ...

Buddha's by motorbike, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Buddha's by motorbike

A travel blog entry by mattandnicole

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We eased ourselves into the travel thing in Myanmar, with a short bus ride (2hr) covering about 60km to Bago. All went smoothly (so to speak), the bus left from a seemingly very random spot, and even though I think we paid a foreigner price, it was ...

Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago

A travel blog entry by mies

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Wish we'd bago-ne straight through, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Wish we'd bago-ne straight through

A travel blog entry by twoelders

... by the usual touts for taxi/hotel/trishaw, etc. And as usual, we passed by as best we could. These guys are really persistent in Bago though! We had people walk or drive next to us for the entire 1km walk to where the hotels are. And again, there isn't ...

Bus to Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bus to Bago

A travel blog entry by jon_darby

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Bago: Visions of Hell in Michael Jackson, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago: Visions of Hell in Michael Jackson

A travel blog entry by burmats

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... had in so far proved more difficult. And I was alas no help whatsoever. Sorry dude... Pleasant uneventful journey from Mon State to Bago, there's a passport check at one point (which you miss out on if you take the pre-dawn pick up). Approaching Bago, the ...

Back to Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Back to Bago

A travel blog entry by mattandnicole

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Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

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... liked it. After checking into the Emperor Hotel ($20 a night with our own bathroom - decidedly cleaner than our first two stops in Myanmar) and declining attempts from our touts to get us to book a morning bike tour for the following day, we set off to ...

Bago, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago

A travel blog entry by buczma-podroze

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The Golden Rock (Kyaiktiyo), Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar travel blog

The Golden Rock (Kyaiktiyo)

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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... It was my turn to treat Mr. Win. He picked the restaurant and what a wonderful choice. We had a great traditional and tasty Myanmar meal.  Before calling it a day, we decided to reserve our bus seats for the next day - Mr. Win returning ...

Bago, Myanmar, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago, Myanmar

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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Spent a busy morning in  Bago before taking the afternoon local bus back to Yangon.  visited the cheroot market where they sell the supplies to make cheroot.  Then went on to visit a cheroot factory where each cigarette is rolled ...

Bago and Golden Rock, Bago, Myanmar travel blog

Bago and Golden Rock

A travel blog entry by tsimko

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... of opportunities in his field (economics). I grabbed a beer with him in the evening while discussing political situation in Myanmar. Once tables around us got occupied, my new friend stopped the delicate topic afraid of being heard by government spies. ...

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