Inle Regal Resort Shan State
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... to make them happy. We sat and drank Myanmar beer, ate incredible vegetable dishes of okra, tofu, noodles, mange tout and carrots, mutton curry and mustard greens and put the world to rights. After another night on the floor we headed off, full of a delicious pancake and fried banana breakfast. July taught me how to do my make up the Burmese way, using wood paste as a sunscreen and make up that all the women wear to pretty themselves. We passed a school as the kids were ...
... of the more courageous asked in their very few words of English, "money".
A quick blat back down the Red Canal for us to stop at a stilt village to see neck ring wearing weavers from the Padaung Tribe. As we approached the steps leading up from the pontoon, the two young ladies were obviously called out from a back room to sit at their hand looms and perform. The Padaung (Kayan Lahwi) tribe don't come from the Inle Lake area but originally from near the ...
... reach the our restaurant.
The lake was very calm with clumps of water Hyacinth floating out of the channels, causing the motor to catch momentarily whilst it chewed its way through. The land all around the lake is very flat (a flood plain) so the overall effect is that the lake seems to stretch between the mountain ranges in the distance on either side.
The lake was full of activity, with the famous one legged rowing fishermen setting their nets in ...
... Every boat we saw was like this. We rode for about 45 minutes south through the canal and then the lake toward our hotel. We saw several boats with individuals performing what I would call a traditional fishing exercise. They have a particular kind of motion they do with the paddle wrapped around their ankle. The motion is similar to how the paddle boats in Venice operate. We found out later that these guys are just paid to learn and perform ...
... driving adventure. There’s been some double width carriage way and a bit of dual carriageway here and there but mostly all we’ve been on is single lane tarmac and dirt. There are better roads we could have taken but where’s the fun in that?
We woke up to a cooler morning than usual on the shore of Inle Lake but after a good breakfast and with the sun making its presence felt we picked up a ...
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