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... was indeed yum yum, and filled our tummies (along with copious amounts of Chinese tea) went to the main temple in the city. As the temple came into view we saw a "Happy World" sign for a man made lake with swan pedal boats and cheesy music: a typical Asian mix of tat and beautiful temple sights. As we walked up to the main temple: Shwedagon Paya, we walked through the markets that lined the steps, full of tourist plastic gold ornaments and stuff. The afternoon was ...
... later and were told we couldn't check in until 1pm, so with 7 hours to kill we headed out to Bagan's main (only) draw, the pagodas. Options for exploring the area were bicycle, horse and cart or e-bike (electric scooters). We had initially planned on getting bicycles but seeing the distances we would be covering in the crazy heat made me quickly get over my fear of motorised bikes. This fear stems a stupid scooter crash a few years ago, but somehow the e-bikes seemed more user ...
... restaurant had been shipped to Yangon and planted next to the Red Cross hospital and the British consulate. It had then been populated with young Burmese waiters in western clothes and sporting trendy haircuts. The clientele were nearly all European workers & Tourists with a few token Japanese. Even a few Burmese "friends" of Europeans. Burgers and fries could be had along with a raft of other western meals. We just had a starter each and left, the heat having robbed us of our ...
We arrived safely to Ngapali mid-afternoon that day and caught up with the others who had experienced very good flights over. We were all very glad to be there- it was beautiful and felt very exclusively ours as we cracked open another bottle of Myanmar (surprise surprise- generic lager for national beer!) as a reunited group of six.
It was low season at Ngapali and there weren't many folk there at all- not that it's exactly Ibiza during high season but it ...
... as the large lake (Kan Daw Gyi Lake) which we passed by twice – one the way in and when going to lunch.
The Shwe Dagon Pagoda.
Our driver negotiated the traffic and streets and our first stop was the Shwe Dagon Pagoda.
The historic Shwe Dagon Pagoda which dates back to 2,500 years ago, is almost 100 metres tall and is a sacred site to Buddhists as it is their belief that some relics of ...