Hupin Khaung Daing Resort
Travel Blogs from Inle Lake
We fly today to the town of Heho, which is the entry point for people going on to Inle Lake. As has been the case for all our internal flights this tour, the flight is delayed. When we arrive at Heho we decide to have an impromptu lunch at a restaurant near the airport. The place is a shack and we are worried about the food, but our doctors go and …
We hopped into long boats and enjoyed another 45 minute ride to a villiage on the southern end of the lake, allong the way were viewed floating gardens and the unique Inle fishermen who at times row with their leg and at other times hit the water with the paddle to scare fish into a net.
We were all set for a 3 hours trek, but instead of …
... It is really low tech with 4 bamboo pedals, and a can of rocks for tension. Of course with all "tours" there is the shop to go through and I bought a shirt that was hand woven just for me by a 97year old Burmese virgin.
We went down the main street (waterway) into high street then into some dodgy back street to a cigar factory. Really just a shop front for tourists but you do get to try the product and get to see the girls hand rolling cigars. They ...
... arranged to go to one of the surrounding suburb towns and do a full morning of learning about the food of myanmar- i gather we shop ih the market take a donation to the monastery and then cook u a range of things to enjoy for lunch. So sounds to me like a great end to the trip!
Just before i have to go...one last thing..HAPPY BIRTHDAY NANNY! I'll be thinking of you today..looking forward to telling you all about how Burma/Myanmar has changed since your visit!
Lots of love all xxx
... and live in simple houses of wood and wovenbamboo on stilts; they are largely self-sufficient farmers.Most transportation on the lake is traditionally by small boats, or by somewhat larger boats fitted with single cylinder inboard diesel ...
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A lovely spot with cabins on stilts above the lake surrounded by water lily and water hyacinths. The dining area is up on the hill, so it is a bit of a walk from your room, but worth it for the interesting experience of sleeping in these cabins. They are rusting. The lighting is a bit dim. Each one has a private terrace where you can sit and enjoy the view.
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