Kyaik Hto Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
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... bikes and straight onto a fairly busy road. The traffic all the way this day was big, faster than normal and more frequent. However not once did I feel threatened or in danger despite the fact that there were a lot of big trucks and coaches, along with the normal mix of crazy contraptions. We started seeing some tourists for the first time this tour, a German group was quite surprised when we pulled into the same lunch stop as them and even more so when ...
... an hour out of the city and we had to get another taxi. This journey was relentless. We managed to share a taxi with the man who spoke English, and he helped us negotiate a price and he also helped us find somewhere to stay, right by the train station. We had a slight mix up with the bed, ending up with three beds between us. We decided to lie across the beds, and it was surprisingly comfy. We had showers and were soon ...
We leisurely got ready, and aimed to head to Koh San road to book the bus for the evening. Annie still wasn't feeling well, so stayed home to recuperate. We got in a taxi and were on our way. It took us a short while to find the bus booking shop. We then enquired about the border we wanted to cross at. The crazy Thai lady quickly informed us that we couldn't actually cross that border as we had planned, but we had to go in through the border at the bottom of Myanmar. She neglected to ...
... journey we arrived in a little town called Kinpun at the base of Mt Kyaiktiyo and we were greeted at our hotel with Chinese tea. The hotel we were staying at had quite a lot of rooms but we didn't see any other guest the entire time we were there. We went down for dinner and were greeted by wide smiles from the staff (probably glad for something to do). As it is the rainy season, not many people visit the ...
... 8217;, was their usual response. But we felt that visiting Myanmar without seeing the Golden Rock will be incomplete.
And honestly, it’s not about the rock, which is pretty balanced despite the impression it gives, but about Buddhism and the worshippers who do believe that the boulder at Mt Kyaiktiyo maintains its precarious balance due to a precisely placed Buddha hair in the stupa. According to one legend, Kind Tissa received the Buddha hair in ...