Belmond Governor'S Residence
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Not the most auspicious of starts. In the taxi to Heathrow, I realised that a) I'd left my iPhone at home and b) I'd left my waterproof at home. Now the second might not matter as it’s the dry-season at the moment in Burma (of course dry is a relative term), but the first is a huge blow – no real racing 3 for three weeks! No music, no …
... is always "tomorrow tomorrow". This can maybe mean tomorrow, but most likely it means either 3 days, 3 weeks, or 3 months from now. You never know. Well, I've made this entry longer than I had anticipated which means that I'll have to make one sooner than I made this one. We are excited to see more parts of the city on the weekends and are making great friendships with the people we work and live with, so it is coming along just fine. Until next time..... More pics to ...
... is very busy and mostly seems to be people selling tourist tat! We spy no raincoats at all, though we do meet many friendly people. After watching the locals we realise our approach is all wrong – it’s too warm and humid for raincoats, umbrellas are the way forward, so we buy a couple of cheap umbrellas for use during the short-but-powerful downpours that occur from time to time. We enjoy a spot of lunch (watching a big downpour), then head back ...
... were wide, and they let you come browse their goods without trying to push anything on you. They mostly just said "Welcome, please have a look" and left it at that. We all bought these beautiful, handmade umbrellas made from wood and wax coated paper. They're famous here for these umbrellas. And we all bought Longi's, even Aaron. It was lots of fun. A really good meal here costs anywhere from $1.50 to $4.00, and a beer is .60 cents. The fresh ...
... the Buddha, carried by the merchants Tapussa and Bhalika, were originally kept. Nearby is the Maha Tissada Bell, commissioned by King Tharrawaddy in 1841. It’s 8 feet 4 inches tall and has a diameter of 7 feet 6 inches.
Our incredible visit to Shwedagon Pagoda complete, Jeff and I hailed a taxi at 9:49 for the 10-minute ride back to Hninn Si Budget Inn. I got ready for bed. The Wi-Fi is extremely slow. I can’t even load Facebook on my laptop to post ...