Myanmar Treasure Resort Bagan
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... cheeks and foreheads. Known as thanakha, it's the wood similar to sandalwood, which the local women slap on their faces to moisturise, cool and protect their skin from the sun. Touched by her generous offering, I bought a pack of the postcards she was selling. While I'm positive that was her plan all along, to make me feel as though I then needed to buy something from her to make things even, I didn't mind. The postcards were pretty, and I'm a sucker for shopping. Really, ...
We arrived outside the small Bagan airport terminal building without too much fuss - most of the noises during the flight were coming from the aging a/c system (I think). A bus is required for the 50 yards from the plane to the terminal... No need to queue for bags for us - straight to our waiting taxi (after paying the temple park pass fee), to our swanky hotel in New Bagan.
After a ...
... a lot more tourists than I expected and manly older people travelling with tour groups.
After cycling the wrong way home, sorry Dave, we finally got back to our guesthouse, and when we did the owner asked if we wanted a free dinner with a dance. Being backpackers we instantly said yes and we weren't the only ones. We all took a taxi to the place that looked like a large temple but was in fact just built for an attraction and were ushered around the back ...
... working temple that is perfectly proportioned and beautiful. It is almost cathedral-like inside with it arches and flying buttresses. It has huge carved teak doors, each carved from a single tree. Of the four wooden 9m high Buddha statues, two are original and date from between 1090 and 1105. We also visited other spectacular pagodas until we arrived at our sunset pagoda of Shwesandaw Pagoda, a white pyramid-style pagoda with steps leading past five terraces to the gilded ...
More Burmese breakfasts for Tommy and I; it's the tangy coconut based soupy one today.
It's our bike ride morning and we'll probably be grateful it's a little overcast with the light drizzle having died out over breakfast. Liz sits this one out and we opt for the 2 hour version. KoKo cheats by getting a battery powered e-scooter but we'll highjack that later. The bikes get us a little remoter than the car so it's good. It's also pretty flat.Tommy doesn't approve ...