Aye Thar Yar Golf Resort Shan State
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We spent most of the day on a bus from Bagan to Inle Lake. The four main sites in Myanmar are not that far from each other in distance, but the infrastructure is horrendous. The bus ride was almost 10 hours of bumpy, barely two lane roads. We arrived in the picturesque valley in the late afternoon. We had gone from a more desert feel to an extremely wet, jungle area. With that change, there are a lot ...
... to hop in a boat anytime I want to go to a friends house. Even my next door neighbor would require a quick dip or setting sail. Needless to say, I don't think I'd have many friends. We ventured off by boat around the lake visiting little shops and villages (and pagodas, obviously) through rain and shine. At one point it started raining so hard the driver pulled the boat over to his village and let us seek shelter in his home. Barely any furniture or plumbing, ...
... curries for you! It’s a nice meal though and we end up heading to a local bar and having a beer before going back to the hotel.
It’s an even earlier start the next day. The group has split and we’re in the bunch that has hired a couple more longtail boats for the morning. We head down to the dock once again, and then we’re doing the familiar run up the canal and onto the lake – though the weather seems to be even more grey ...
It was becoming clear Burma was a trip of experiencing different ways to travel. We left Bagan early to catch our domestic flight to Heho.
On arrival at the airport, we were given boarding passes that didn't have our name, seat number, departure or boarding times. Aside from a handwritten flight number, they were otherwise blank. We went through immigration which consisted of an ...
... to buy anything. We also watched the production of Cheroot cigars and where really impressed that the cigars have all the same size and how quick they roll them. Doris was given a small package of cigars as a souvenir as she bought something in the shop.
After that we went to the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. The pagoda houses five small gilded images of Buddha, which have been covered in gold leaf to the point that their original forms cannot ...
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