Amara Mountain Resort
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... what I would see on the journey, but it was not as inspiring as all the books say, perhaps it was because the river was low and more activity is on the river during high season, I am not sure. It was also 11.5 hours. A flight would not have cost much more and with travel time to the airport would have taken about 4 hours. Arrived in Bagan at 6.30pm to a beautiful sunset, and my guest house was a short 5 minute ride from the dock. Let the temple hunting begin!
... the sun disappeared into the haze well above the horizon. Apparently Nov is the best time to visit Myanmar: the temperatures are milder, it's after the wet season so the countryside is green, and the skies are clear of the heat haze that obscured views we might have witnessed. A great dinner at the hotel accompanied by a Myanmar culture show of puppets and dancing. We had to concentrate to get past the discordant music that seemed to be lead by a duck hunting ...
... into the airport and find a taxi desk. After paying and getting a recipt we finally got a taxi to our hostels. Michelle and zoe staying in one close by. We checked in and instantly I fell in love with our hostel... our room was pink! The hostel has an art and music studio both attached so the hostel had been painted by the local students and art work was hung everywhere. We grabbed some drinks and chilled in a common area and ...
... are allowed to do that. The gold leaves are estimated to be 6 inches thick and weighs 1,000 Kg. They do that because Buddha alleged to have left his spirit in the statue and people believe that the statue is alive with the spirit. Then we visited a nunnery which turned out to be a very nice building and had a chance to watch the lunch procession. We then went to the Royal Palace which is within a walled ...
... your chickens before they hatch". I promised to teach him a new saying every day.
En route down the river, we stopped at a village that produces pottery, and then pulled up to shore at dusk to spend the night. The top deck was cleared of chairs, bedding was laid out and a personal mosquito net was strung over each bed. After a bonfire on the beach (Noreen and I couldn't get anyone interested in singing campfire songs), we retired to our ...