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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Arthawka Hotel Bagan
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... as the shops that there were were not after our business. Taxi for 8 that took us there & back and waited for us whilst we walked(2 1/2 hours in total) cost about £12. I had an amusing shopping trip to buy duct tape- none of the girls spoke English in the shop & trying explain what I wanted and convince them they had it (I'd been told to go there ) took ...
... and hotels banning durian due to the smell, which I can only describe as a mix between petrol and *****. I opened the free packet of durian paste filled pastry, tasted it and then had the problem that I didn't like the taste but that it smelt so bad!!
Began has over 2,200 temples and pagodas all in a very small space so I hired a bike on the first day and an electronic bike ...
... monk at some point), and driving for a tour of people from Japan. We ended the day at THE sunset spot, us and hundreds of others there for the view. We climbed up 4 very narrow stories on the outside of the temple - a scary climb up and down! Dinner was in Old Bagan - an avocado salad. We got there and back to the hotel via horse and buggy. Pretty ...
... factory. Still all made by hand. The frame is made from bamboo, formed by hand, the lacquer is applied and dried and repeated several times and then decorated either by paint or gold leaf.
We also visited a little place that made palm wine. Palm sap is collected from palm trees and then left to ferment. Then the distillation takes place in fire heated earthen stills. The end result is a about 50% alcohol. They also made a type ...
... represent some of the "fun" side of Buddhism, and many have great back-stories.
It takes about 20 minutes to walk up the 100 +steps up to the temple itself, and monkeys are quite a hazard at you make your way up. The top is glorious and quite moving - wonderful views, beautiful Buddha's and architecture, and wonderful sounds and smells.
The hotel we stayed at was wonderful (that's where the first photo's were ...