Travel Blogs from Nyaungshwe
... We get a good feeling about the town, it seems fairly buzzy.
It’s a relatively early start the next morning. It’s a fairly grey morning as we walk down through the town to the pier, where three longtail boats await us. We jump on and head down the canal from Nyaungshwe to Inle Lake itself. As we hit the lake, the weather turns and it starts to rain, but it’s not heavy and eventually peters out soon afterwards. We spy our first ...
... 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 ...
... almost before we arrived we had to pay USD 10 each for the Inle Lake entry fee. The taxi dropped off everybody and we were the last ones. First of all, we went to a hostel called Aquarius Inn but it was too expensive (USD 28 for a room with shared bathroom). Luckily the driver knew another one and took us to a nice cheap place.
We checked in Ming Ga Lar Inn at around 5.20 and they didn’t charge us for that night which was really nice of them. Since we ...
... Fellce Orphanage" . We sat down and had a chat with the headmistress come manager. She explained how the orphanage also acted as a school for poor local children as well as those who lived there. I asked what sort of things do the children need , thinking of books and pencils etc. She explained many of their needs were more basic things like toothbrushes, soap, even under wear? We were taken in to the dinning room and so as not to be overwhelmed a group of about 12 very ...
Our flight back to Yangon, included a brief stop at Bagan. We were met by our bus at the airport and settled back for 5 hour trip to the famous Golden Rock. (Mt Kyaiktiyo). On the way, our bus hit other bus causing window and mirror damage, and held us up for an hour. Moi asked if we wanted to change the bus, or the driver, or both! We settled for a new bus for the return trip. At the end of the bus trip, we came to this big garage, where special purpose trucks were waiting to ...
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Other places to stay in Nyaungshwe
No. 66, Kan Thar Quarter, west of bazaar (boat stand), Nyaungshwe | Hotelfrom $48
40, Museum Road, Nyaungshwe | 3 star hotelfrom $57
Yone Gyi Street, Nyaungshwe | 3 star hotelfrom $43
No.80 Yone Gyi Road, Nanda Wunn Quarter, Nyaungshwe | Hotelfrom $30
Yone Gyi Road, Nyaungshwe | Hotelfrom $28
Near Talk Nan Bridge and Canal, Nyaungshwe | Hotelfrom $59