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... with my malaria tablets) In the evening I felt much brighter so we went out for curry and beer, and tried not to think about all our friends heading to Glastonbury for the weekend. We ended up having s great night - so good Jack wanted to buy a T-shirt to remember the bar but they were all too small - the bar women couldn't contain their laughter as Jack tried them all on! The next morning we headed back to the bar from the night before to pay off our debts - a ...
... way to the village. From there we started the climb to the top. It was still early, and not very crowded - and we were definitely the only non-locals around. There were lots of monkeys, however! We made it up in about 30 minutes, just in time for the sunrise over the mountains. The shrine itself was very interesting - hard to describe. And with no guide, we didn't ...
... 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.
... I blame the cabbage and tofu salad). It seems that I had food poisoning on top of the virus Dom and I both caught in Bagan. Oh joy.
Finally somewhat better, we took a boat tour of the lake. Starting at 7:30, we boarded a long boat and were taken around the best spots of the lake. We were able to watch the fishermen working, which was rather interesting. We visited several great markets where they were selling produce, meat and artwork. The artwork in Myanmar is ...