Bagan Umbra Hotel
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There are two clearly different types of rooms. One is very, very basic and for US$20 a night you can upgrade to a much better room overlooking the pool.
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So even though our room for the night was pretty grotty we slept well and they gave a good breakfast.We rented bikes for the day from a shop next door. And cycled to fancier hotel we had been recommended to find out there availability and great to find the rooms are $30 cheaper than booking them online. We then went to get our bags, which was fun …
... up on our sleep.
The heat in Bagan was like nothing either of us have ever experienced. It's a relatively flat part of Burma, is very sandy and dry, and offered very little shade from the midday heat (which varied between 38 and 40 degrees), so most of our time in the first couple of days was spent acclimatising and avoiding being outside for too long between 11 and 3. We were lucky, though, in that Bagan has so much to offer everywhere. There were ...
... monastery to be fed on a chosen day. This is usually an important or auspicious day for the sponsor and they all arrive dressed to the nines in brightly coloured traditional dress. The sponsor sets up tables and the huge vats of steaming rice are brought on trolleys from the monastery kitchen. At 10:00, curry and other gifts of necessities such as washing powder, toothpaste etc are laid on the refectory trestle tables to await the diners. The monks start lining ...
... FROM HIM ASWELL.
We arrived in Bagan by plane and was met by our guide. He was called Mr Oo. In Bagan there 3000 temples and pagodas, and they are all very old like the ones in Mrauk-U. My favourite one was a temple that we went to for sunrise which meant we had to get up when it was dark.
On one of the days we were in Bagan we rented two motorbikes with batteries, they were called E-bikes. If you run out of battery there was ...
... are about 1/100th with some of the temples you have all to yourself considering this is the countries #1 tourist draw that not bad.
From 1044 to 1287, Bagan was the capital as well as the political, economic and ...