MiCasa Hotel Apartments
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Babysitting service
TripAdvisor Reviews MiCasa Hotel Apartments Yangon (Rangoon)
Travel Blogs from Yangon (Rangoon)
... supposed to eat by "sucking the middle out then chewing the head". We came to a temple in the middle of a roundabout: the younger brother to the main event further north of the city. We went in and had a walk around - it wasn't a pretty one, and the layout meant you couldn't really see the building properly. We bought lunch - a pot noodle from a convenience shop, where they add the boiling water for you - cheap and delicious. After more walking around we found an ...
... it came into view at the end of a long avenue on our approach our taxi driver took both hands off the wheel to do a small pray to it, I made my own silent prayer that he would keep both hands on the wheel. Inside the temple complex we got a tour guide, Tun. There was much more to the temple than just the pagoda and Tun showed us around the whole place. There are over 4000 Buddha statues in the place, the most sacred of which isn't even on display and instead screened over some ...
... walked down the road to a local restaurant recommended by our and by the look of it, most other reps. It cooks from all over the Asian region, making a completely unintelligible menu. Our non-alcoholic drinks were served with unrequested ice, so I went off on one, only to find the restaurant had a bottled water, ice policy. Humiliated, we ordered, Anne sensibly with Pad Thai, and I not so with a noodle starter and a noodle main which I couldn't eat. We went home early to wait for our 4:00 am call.
... complete with bronze trays. You only have to look at a door and somebody opens it for you. The prices are steep and only in dollars, the exception being the minibar in the room which has half size bottles of spirits at very competitive prices for the region.
Outside it is third world chaos with most people out on the street through necessity or with heat. The pavements are a walking nightmare as you struggle between the simple stalls selling ...
... a feeling of peace and isolation- there weren't that many other people there (in no small part down to the heat) and we only witnessed crowds for the sunset viewpoint at one of the tallest temples. This was very memorable as you get a true feeling for the scale of Bagan when viewed from above- it is quite a magical place as the photos suggest.
We ate at two excellent restaurants that day too, both with superb names- lunch was a vegetarian place called 'Be Kind to Animals ...