Golden Express Hotel Mandalay

No.G/43, 9th Street, Chanmyashwepyi Or, Kywesekan, Mandalay, Myanmar | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... and having a beer at a local beer station (though only one as we’ve got an early start in the morning!)

The next morning is an early one – we’re up before four thirty to watch England lose to Italy in their opening world cup game, then we pack and – after breakfast – head out on a long day of travel. First off though, on the outskirts of Mandalay, we stop off at the famous U Bien’s Bridge in Amarapura. This is ...

The road to Mandalay

A travel blog entry by nloon


... a local market close to where we are staying and it's just nuts. Trishaws, scooters, bicycles, trucks, cars and pedestrians all flowing through a single narrow street where the horn is used to even greater effect than in Guatemala! Crammed in alongside this flow of humanity are the vendors hawking fruit, fly covered fish and meat, cosmetics, clothes, you name it! As we were running low, we bought some toothpaste! Really like the ...

Myanmar - Mandalay

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... made it even nicer. We stayed there just for a little bit because after a while there was not much to see. We kept on biking and arrived to the Shwenandaw Kyaung, but couldn’t go in because you have to get a ticket, and since we didn’t want to pay we decided to skip it. Just across the street there is the University of Mandalay, really nice maintained with interesting architecture. Now it was time to approach the Mandalay Palace and try to get in for ...


A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout


... heat I can tell you! We then crossed back over via the Ava bridge and drove down a little road that led to a ferry point . We had lunch here whilst fending off children selling tat . We crossed on the small local ferry to Inwa then took pony trap taxi around the area, still being followed by the children . I bought some post cards in the end of one girl who had followed us for miles on her bike. This are was once the capital of Myanmar , they do move capital around a lot in Asia ? ...

Amarapura - old, Mandalay - city, Mingun - retreat

A travel blog entry by thefantastic

... were not allowed due to the Buddhism from India where there was this class disparity.

Now apparently Amarapura and most of Mandalay has become very much a monastery school where the famous school has 1537 monks learning there. We watched as the monks queued to get the rice from the donors - one very large portion!). Donors are plentiful as lunch is a very impt meal of the day since they don't eat dinner. It felt rather intrusive though as ...


This hotel is located on No.G/43, 9th Street, Chanmyashwepyi Or, Kywesekan, Mandalay.
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