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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... tours, so I am sure they are used to shoppers coming through. He took us to a few temples and pagodas between our hotel and the market - all swarming with tourists and souvenir sellers. Han was a great story teller, and we learned many stories of Buddha and history of the temples. He also told us stories about being a monk at 4yrs (every boy must ...
... minutes flight to the city of Bagan, about 380 miles to the north. Bagan was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, from which its name derives, from the 9th to the 13th centuries. Pagan was the first kingdom to unify the regions that would eventually become Myanmar. From ancient times, this has been an area of intense tribal loyalties and even when supposedly unified, there have always been and continue to be ...
... Temple which is an outstanding example of Bagan temple architecture. Inside this masterpiece there are four standing huge wooden images of Buddhas – their lips seems to smile, 80 relieves depicting the life of the Buddha Gautama (his best biography ever), rich decorative art, paralleled double corridors, fantastic gates and windows on the floor plan which is like a Greek cross. Just near Ananda Temple there is one of the most majestic and the highest of ...
... too cloudy, up it came behind another temple. Very red through the haze. The hot air balloons started to rise and it looked very picturesque. Back home to our vans for breakfast and then a pony and cart ride around some more temples on the Bagan plains. There are over 2000 pagodas of varying sizes and states of disrepair. It was interesting to have a look at 4 of them - all different in their own way.
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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 ...