Belmond Governor'S Residence
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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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 …
... later and were told we couldn't check in until 1pm, so with 7 hours to kill we headed out to Bagan's main (only) draw, the pagodas. Options for exploring the area were bicycle, horse and cart or e-bike (electric scooters). We had initially planned on getting bicycles but seeing the distances we would be covering in the crazy heat made me quickly get over my fear of motorised bikes. This fear stems a stupid scooter crash a few years ago, but somehow the e-bikes seemed more user ...
... properly understood who I was in relation to him but he and Maeva are very sweet kids and excited to have us round to stay nonetheless. They didn't hang around in offering up word perfect karaoke to One Direction in the car journey that night too- what a treat. These kids have equally good voices and memories it seems!
Despite still being home to some of Myanmar's official buildings and business, being easily the most important centre of trade and by far the largest city in ...
... the political prisoners, forced labour, ethnic cleansing and it has been named the fifth most corrupt nation in the world by Transparency International. At this point in time I would not want to be traveling independently in Burma, but I feel pretty safe (and welcomed) traveling in our excursion group.
I booked all of the excursions prior to the start of the cruise as I did not want to take a chance of an excursion being sold out. I realized I did ...
... Market which was filled with everything from gems and Jade to puppies and vegetables….. It really was bling central… the usual sellers complete with signs indicating they accept Yen and Roubles and USD! We stopped for some refreshment (which mum managed to escape) of Tham noodle soup with a duck egg thrown in for luck, topped off by green tea that was generally available to all in rinsed out cups. I can only hope that in all my time travelling I have built up ...