Emerald Land Inn Mandalay
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... with extremely comfortable beds. Oh, and fruit, yoghurt and muesli for breakfast. Oh, and a swimming pool!
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Today would probably go down as one of the best days of the trip so far. Six of us rented bikes (for the heady sum of $1.50; we gave him $2 as the day was so good) for the day and set off. Cycling in Mandalay is mental! There are many more adjectives to describe it, but that has to be the best. Mental, yet brilliant. Once you got the hang of it …
Today was spent exploring Mandalay with our Mr. Win as our 'tour guide'. I felt a little 'herded' but it was a great way to see so many sights in such a short while. It was a very long day as we were out for over ten hours having left the hotel at 8.30am and not returning until 7ish in the evening. We covered many of the main sites and ended the …
As we only have a short drive today it left me with time to explore Pyin Oo Lwin. I was awake early and off into the town by 7.30am. The rain stopped at some point in the night but it is still very evident on the ground. The town is a former hill station and summer escape for the British to escape the heat of Mandalay. Although the British have …
... say that crime does not exist in Myanmar, but it seems crimes against foreigners are considered especially (and undeniably problematically) heinous. For example, one of the volunteers related a story to us about a motorbike taxi driver that allegedly raped a foreign woman and was subsequently caught and tied outside the police station for 24 hrs as a warning to would-be rapists. When other volunteers inquired whether this was standard practice for sex crimes or meant to single out ...
... and her sister lead us to a local who they had asked for help in procuring participants for my interviews and questionnaires. We met him and were escorted to the local nursery school where we waited while he rounded up people who were willing to participate. He brought back several participants, all of which were men.
The first lesson I learned while conducting the questionnaires and interviews was that most people had no idea that a conservation effort for the ...