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... literal translations of their appointed monk names in English were 'Wise Man' and 'Good Please'. Unlucky there Good Please. We chatted all the way to the top, with them keen to practice their English and tell us a little about being a monk. From the top we could see the whole city spread to the south and paddy fields stretching into the horizon in the north. In the morning we bid fond farewell to Myanmar and made our way to somewhere more familiar to us both, back to ...
First up we visit the Golden Cave Temple. There a lot of steps but this time there is a
lift so we take the easy way. The cave was discovered in the 1700's and is said to have been used as shelter for the army, even the elephants. There is around 8000 Buddhas in here of every size and material. The marble ones with the gold on them are especially nice and are different to others we’ve seen. There is even an ...
... Very perplexing but I was warned ahead of time.
Bring fresh, crisp new US$ bills 2006 and younger is preferred.
Bigger the bill the less you pay in fees exchanging money.
I know I don't understand that either .. but anyway....
When I asked for a receipt at the money exchange at the airport they had none.
ATM are not easy to find, and don't always work.
Forget using a credit card in most places.
The wads of bundles of cash ...
... gets snow in the winter. We arrive at the Golden Cave Hotel late in the afternoon and later walk up the road to a very nice restaurant overlooking the lake. We are staying in our vans tonight and as it is cooler we need blankets and it is very pleasant.
We're back with pictures today. Lots of traffic and transport ones.
... from bamboo to dryed fish. We passed some of the famous Inle lake net basket fisherman who balance on one leg while looking for fish.
We arrived at our hotel Myanmar Treasure Resort Inle Lake. We pulled up to a hut and were boarded by a local in a local dress who paddled us into the hotel via balancing on the front of our long boat and paddling with one leg to our destination. Another amazing experience in the history of Myanmar and Inle Lake.