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... airport for the next flight as Thanda's flatmate from Australia, Chris, was also joining us on our mini adventure. The first thing was to celebrate all being back together so we dumped our bags at Thanda's house and headed into Chinatown where we had been promised 80cent cocktails. We found a table outside the restaurant, tucked into some finger food and knocked back a few Caiprinhia's ...
... vegetables. We ordered fried noodles and mixed veg, and received a treat. The service was incredible, and our Chinese tea cup was never empty - we must have had 6 cups each. Before our noodles and vegetables came out they bought out chicken flavoured watery soup with crunchy noodles in - it was lush! When we finished it they kept topping it up, and we were thoroughly impressed with the service and care that went into ensuring our meal was a success. We left and ...
... restaurant in the slightly posher diplomatic area. It was a very nice meal.
We were returned to our air conditioned hotel to shower and rest before heading off for the afternoon session.
First we visited the huge, and hugely impressive reclining Buddah. It sits in its own house to preserved it. Omar explained all about the Buddhist stories and the reason for foot marking and day shrines around the statue. She also told us the reason for its posture etc. we were ...
... to me...).
Inle Lake itself is one of the top attractions in Myanmar and, although we had chugged across much of it to get to Nyaungshwe, we hadn't stopped to soak up any of its charms. This we put right the following afternoon with a half day trip which although super-touristy, took us to see a lot of fascinating things. We floated past fishermen still utilising ancient methods and boats (distinct lack of fish to show but a wage subsidised by tourists...), floating ...
... morning and depart at 10pm, however just before we left Sydney, we were told that we would be departing Myanmar at 4pm … so disappointing.
Before I knew about the earlier departure time, I did attempt to organise our own shore excursion to combine a couple of the Princess tours in order to have a more comprehensive overview of Yangon (formerly Rangoon) and surrounds. However the ship is about 1 ½ hours drive from Yangon and apparently ...