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... one, either filling them with a sweet tobacco or non-sweet tobacco. The smokers amongst the group were eager to try. We also saw a weaving factory, where the most expensive scarf is sold at 400$ (not overpriced at all considering the time and effort it took to make it), Phaung Daw Oo Paya, a Buddhist temple, a silver smith factory and Nga Hpe Kyaung also known as the jumping cat monastery, which to me, was the highlight of the day. As the nickname indicated, the monastery is home ...
... tricky to find when we get there – we see the ancient remains of an old monastery and assume this has got something to do with it, but we’re wrong. Instead we head through the local village and find the place. At the very bottom are ancient stupas, covered in trees and lots of undergrowth – true Indiana Jones stuff! We explore for a while then continue on, up the covered main staircase which is around a kilometre long! We arrive at the top and see ...
... Shwe is no different. We knew the place we were looking for was a 500m walk so once we got orientated we put the head down and started to move. Unfortunately not before a young lad pulled up to us on a motor bike and started trying to sell us "Foreigner Tickets" rather aggressively. We hadn't heard anything about needing to buy these in Inle Lake and as it was 5:30 am, we weren't really in the form for it so, as politely as we could, we explained this ...
I’ve been reading and trying not to think of the fact I did not sleep and how uncomfortable I am and the agonizing fact we still have another seven hours of this to endure. This is way, way too much in one sitting. Five or so hours would have been plenty enough adventure for me.
We’ve turned south at 9:24 and are rolling along the tracks at 8 mph. The train stops at another unknown station at 9:45. Someone is playing music in ...
... on the back of an acrobatic Burmese man's moped, who sped along while hugging my enormous backpack between his skinny legs and balancing my water bottle under his chin. My lazy beach day and a half included cycling down an endless near-deserted beach and watching the fishermen bringing in their day's catch, seeing a fire show at the Japanese tiki bar and burning my feet.
Next stop was the sleepy mountain village and trekking hub, Kalaw. This is where we ...
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