Mann Myanmar Inn
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... to watch the daily breakfast routine of the monks as they line up at 10.15. It was interesting to watch, the order in which they entered the hall, the dishes they carried and the offerings people on the side walks were handing to them, money, candy, snacks, it was very peaceful to watch this daily routine. I was kind of ashamed to be a tourist that day just watching all the people around me shoving cameras around and taking selfies in front of ...
... by invading the British colony of India not a smart idea. It was only after Japan invaded Burma in World War II 1942 recapture by British in 1945 did Burma become independent a couple years after World War II in January 4, 1948. A good book on this time is called Burmese Days by George Orwell (Eric Blair British captain)
... me into Myanmar. I knew I was in third world country instantly as the power went out at the airport twice in the span of 10 minutes gotta love that.
The city of Mandalay itself is pretty unremarkable beside lots of pagodas’ and monks it's a typical Asian big city dirty, concrete structure with really nice people. The real treats are out the outskirts of the city or visiting a monastery.
... rude health and quickly made our way to the famous U Bein Bridge, the longest teak bridge in the world where we can report that the trinket selling industry is equally robust. Fresh from haggling and bartering we resumed the now familiar task of dodging Buddhist monks and nuns as we headed out to the freeway for the first part of the journey to Bagan.
... footbridge across Taungthaman Lake. At 1.2 kms it's the longest teak bridge in the world. No rails on the sides and some of the floor needs replacing but thousands of people use it each day. We watched the fisherman and then relaxed with a drink on an island halfway across and waited for the sunset. It's a popular place with lots of others watching from the bridge or from boats. We drove to our hotel (The Rich Queen)l and somehow we got ...