Mann Myanmar Inn
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We headed in the right direction but couldn't find the monastery. Unfortunately for us Burmese writing is beautiful but completely unreadable to us beginners. You can't even guess what it is saying as the characters are so different. We did however come across Sandamuni Pagoda which is made up of over 2200 shrines in brilliant white. It was really beautiful. Being tight tourists we just ...
... white and having white marble steps and walkways, it was scorching to the feet and the walls were radiating better than any storage heater ( it was 42/43 deg).
We melted our way back to the boat in the stinking heat only stopping at the last stall at which Anne had spied a locally made cotton blouse. A lifetime of trying different sizes on, discussing the issue of the river Dolphins and how Anne should be wearing Thanaka paste on ...
$1.60 Train Ride from Hsipaw to Pyin Oo Lwin
$15 Double Room with Bathroom (Grace II)
$4 Botanical Gardens
$2 Bike Rental
... and coach loads of tourists turned up to the event and so there were camera's everywhere ( mins included) so I tried to be as discreet and non invasive as I could be. We then headed to a local temple/pagoda. Our driver told is "it's not very far" "15mins" . What a joke?! There were hundreds and I mean hundreds of steps up to this temple. I got half way there to the small pagoda and cheered! We then realised this was only half way!!! ...
It was an early morning flight to Mandalay which meant getting up at 3.30. This was particularly difficult as the previous night there were street celebrations for Chinese New Year which entailed lots of drumming in the street outside our hotel! The flight took one and a half hours so we arrived at 7.30 and the days tour began then.
Mandalay is the second largest city and the last royal capital and noticeably has lots of motorbikes! We were driven ...