Travel Blogs from Kinpun, Myanmar

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Kyaiktyo--the Golden Boulder on a cliffside, Kyaiktyo/Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Kyaiktyo--the Golden Boulder on a cliffside

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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... false advertizing... So onward and southeast-ward we pressed on the bus to one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Myanmar, Kyaiktyo (pronounced something like 'CHAI-tee-oh'), where a huge golden boulder sits precariously on top of a wooded hillside, ...

Kyaikhtio, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Kyaikhtio

A travel blog entry by moskovskaja

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Tagwache ist heute bereits vor 5 Uhr frueh! Wir besuchen den beruehmten Golden Rock, eine Pagode, welche auf einem goldenen Felsen steht. Der Weg zu diesem Pilgerort ist beschwerlich, nach 5 Stunden Busfahrt muss man auf einen Pick-up wechseln. Wie ...

What a shame., Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

What a shame.

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Caught bus to Kinpun from where you can either trek uphill to see the Golden Rock on Kyaikhtiyo 'Mountain' or alternatively be lazy and get a truck/taxi up (nearly everybody does this both ways even the Burmese visitors/pilgrims).  Checked into the ...

Goldener Felsen / Golden Rock, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Goldener Felsen / Golden Rock

A travel blog entry by petra_karlaut

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... Rueckfahrt nach Kinpun so ein, dass wir um 12.45 Uhr den Bus nach Yangon erwischen. Golden Rock - another holy sight in Myanmar Getting up to the rock early in the morning to avoid the heat we pass the most interesting souvenir stands of our trip ...

Golden Rock, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Golden Rock

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... to hop on one of the first pickup trucks, leaving around 6 am. We were ready. Laura had even bought a longi, the traditional Myanmar garb resembling a sturdier sarong and worn by both men and women here. Up on the mountain, women were not allowed to wear ...

Golden Rock, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Golden Rock

A travel blog entry by beachbum78

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... . Am Abend gings dann mit dem Nachtbus ne Monsteretappe in den Norden, uff wiedermal "pain in the ass" hab mir eigentlich bereits in Vietnam geschwohren langen Busreisen zu vermeiden, ist aber in Myanmar anders schlicht und einfach ...

Golden Rock, religious Crack!, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Golden Rock, religious Crack!

A travel blog entry by burmats

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... hop on and off during the 3 hour journey. Again I need to change pick up once, but at no extra charge. I arrive at Kinpun village around 8:30 AM. The place is a hopping little  one street town that services all the pilgrims heading up to the  ...

Kinpun, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Kinpun

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

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The journey from Mawlamyine to Kinpun took us through some beautiful countryside. First we passed over the Than-Lwin bridge before driving through fields and jungle, past villages and hundreds of golden spires. Our first bus ride confirmed a rumour we'd ...

Kinpun, kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Kinpun

A travel blog entry by chtifred

... . au menu: riz, poulet et epices parmi d'autres condiments indescriptibles. le tout, 6000K pour 5 et surtout des anecdotes de voyage tres interessantes sur l'inde et bien sur le Myanmar. Demain, le golden Rock est au programme avant un retour vers ...

Golden Rock, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Golden Rock

A travel blog entry by evanwan

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... in Africa.  It is packed up here with local people making their pilgrimage and many Thai people (Thai being the biggest % of myanmar visitors mostly going to buddhist temples)   I place the gold leaf on the rock (dont wish to slip as long ...

dirty doctors, kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

dirty doctors

A travel blog entry by whittlog

4

... Snake!'. He takes a picture of the black and white beast from a distance with the zoom lens and we retreat to a safe distance. Myanmar has 52 types of venomous snake and the world's highest death rate from snake bites. The two lingering children who have ...

Mt. Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock), Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Mt. Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock)

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... Touristen will ich ja gar nicht erst reden. Der Mt. Kyaiktiyo mit dem Golden Rock, eine der wichtigen Pilgerstätten in Myanmar, vergleichbar mit der Shwedagon Paya in Yangon, liegt etwas mehr als 1000 m oberhalb von Kinpun und somit ist die ...

Mawlamyine - Kyaikto/Kinpun, Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Mawlamyine - Kyaikto/Kinpun

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... , indem sie ihre Englischkenntnisse an mir testen und sie nehmen mich auch ins Schlepptau um schnell auf einen Pick Up zu kommen, der nach Kinpun geht, als es, zum ersten Mal seit langem, tagsüber wieder richtig schüttet. Der Pick Up hat zwar ein Dach, ...

Kinpun (Golden Rock), Kinpun, Myanmar travel blog

Kinpun (Golden Rock)

A travel blog entry by alexmclintock

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I had one day left over in Burma before flying back to Bangkok so mad a 24 hour dash over to Kinpun to see one of the most important Buddhist sights in the country, The Golden Rock. Most Buddhist attempt to pay at least one visit to the rock in their ...

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