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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... and I would encourage everyone to try to stay there is possible.
....oh yes the Dog. On the way back group the temple we stopped to explore a smaller one just off the road. We were both wandering round, I, as usual, looking for the best camera angles, when I heard a cry from Carrie, who was a few yards behind I turned and saw her kicking off a dog, that had appeared from nowhere and bitten her on the leg. Very shaken we ...
... places. Eventually time to go, so on to the bus. Just as we have found so often in this part of the world, the buses are called "night buses", not " sleeper buses" for one very good reason; sleeping is the last thing you'll manage! The loud "music", with the driver and his two mates shouting constantly to each other to make themselves heard over it, conspired against any idea of relaxing. Scheduled to arrive in Bagan by about 3pm, we finally drew in at 4:45. And that at the ...
... by our smiling guide Za Immediately set off for markets. The roads are as we expected, travel was slow and saw lot of locals walking, cycling, working and watching the world go by. This time I couldn't resist the sarongs and also found it fascinating to learn about the different fruits and veg grown in this dry area even the sand banks of the river are used to grow cauliflower and cabbages. The locals had got up very early to set up their stalls ...
... on the surface. Temples now are split between those which are significant enough to be lit, some with loudspeakers blaring and those which are small and in darkness. Gaudy garlands of lights in red, blue and green adorn the Buddhas and temples. Lightbulbs twinkle in the woods lighting the pathways to the huts although many are already in darkness. We occasionally come to a halt as we pass another train and on one occasion an illustrious young man attempts to sell us beer. ...
... Of course not everyone lives like that, but some do and I was amazed to see people performing a level of work here that has been mechanised in our society. I was glad to have chosen to cruise down the river, not in the most expensive vessel available, but with a lovel of comfort that felt appropriate for where we are. There were stops at small, traditional villages where we were welcomed with openess and friendliness by the ...