Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort Bagan
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We had our last day in Mandalay before boarding our flight to Bagan.As the flight was in the evening we went for a boat ride up the Irrawaddy river. This is the largest river in Myanmar with
many tributaries and runs up to the north with little villages on the banks. We visited Mingun the village which has the Mingun bell. It weighs 87 tons …
... couple of pagoda's. We knocked back a couple of cocktails and then tucked into some of the local dishes. The food here is really great, each meal we came away commenting on how amazing it was, how fresh and how tasty. I didn't really have any expectations of Burmese food but it's definitely a hit. We shared a couple of different Burmese curries, the local dish of tea leaf salad and tomato salad and some ...
Well, the night bus was quite possibly the best bus I have ever been on!! A sentence I never thought I would say whilst travelling in Myanmar. The seats were set out in a row of 2 and a row of 1 which meant they were huge, and really comfy. We also had TVs in the back of the seat in front and a hostess who brought us cake, biscuits, coke and coffee (not quite sure why all the caffeine on a night bus!) We woke up in Bagan bombarded by taxi ...
... goods, then stepped into the huge shop full of every type and size of lacquerware product, and had a small mental meltdown. Faced with many rooms full from floor to ceiling and escorted by two slightly over eager sales assistants (the daughters), she no longer knew her her own mind or even if she had one left. The assistants were showing signs of impatience, thinking that the Chinese aren't like this and will just buy anything without much hassle. Eventually, just to get out ...
... the Burmese as a kind of hostage. In keeping
with his station in life, he paid for a shrine. But to reflect his own
incarceration he ordered the various Buddhas in the temple, reclining and
otherwise, to be built oversized, crammed into their chambers as if fighting to
get out. The result is a shrine used to this day by people praying for the
liberty of political prisoners, something the General-run dictatorship of
Myanmar generates a lot of.