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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... We saw a 4m tall gold buddha where we witnessed many locals putting real gold leaves on the buddha. We decided to go see where they make the gold leaves. It takes 6hrs of pounding to get the gold thin enough to sell as a leaf. That is a lot of hard work. Later that night we hiked up mandalay hill to watch the sunset. Then we walked along the wall of a kings palace to a puppet show. The kings palace is a massive chunk of land surrounded by a moat. It took us 40min to walk one side of ...
... out troops disguised as monks to incite inter-religious disputes, so that they have an excuse for repression. Local people are used as forced labour to build roads; their crops failing while they do so. One day my guide told me all the land along the main road we travelled had been forcibly taken from the local owners by the government. The families were entitled to compensation of a measly $40 per acre but it would cost them more than that to navigate ...