Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort Bagan
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... After a while, hot air balloons began to appear, floating peacefully above the stupas. I imagine the view from one of those balloons must be amazing, but at over $300 ride, it was a little out of my price range.
We returned to the hotel for breakfast and then, much to our surprise, we were informed that we were being upgraded to a deluxe room. Bigger room, better bathroom, comfier beds, fluffier towels.... not ...
... the highest ones get over 150 people climb them for sunset and you have to be at them early to get a decent spot. The temple we were on was great bar the inconsiderate American who decided it was great to fly a drone with a video camera about. Oblivious to he was spoiling the natural beauty of the view and listening to the birds, I spoke up and told him, he quickly put his bit of pointless technology away.
Anyway watching ...
... drivers with an angry French woman. She was trying to get money back from the bus company after her guest house sold her a wrong ticket. She was never going to get her way! We got the guy down from $10 to $6 for the taxi. We got into Nyang U, tried the View Top Inn (recomended from the Canadian from the cooking class) but it was full, we tried a ...
... it was - this is not good but in a way inevitable. I wouldn't have stopped if I had realised how established this has become.
We pass the coconut & toddy/jaggery workshops/visitor centres and head up to the village of Popa. I think Jacqueline can still smell that toddy in the Kerala backwaters.
The village is full of fruit and what is effectively a garden centre. Unfortunately (for ...
... at the back of someone’s house with tyre tubes hanging up and despite not speaking English, the motorbike repair guys were more than happy to help me out.
The heat sucks the life out of you in Bagan so days were spent out exploring from daylight until about 1030, rest until 1430 and then back out exploring the world until dark. Im soaking up the view of stars each night knowing that I won’t get as spectacular a view again.