Myit Phyar Ayer
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Mandalay
... I have been here.
I headed to the jade market. The place is kaos. People everywhere buying and selling jade. There is 100s of 1000s of kyat change hands here everyday. it is just a seething mass of people and you end having to push and shove to get through. I enjoyed watching the old blokes cutting the stones and felt sorry for the young boys who rub for hours on wet and dry paper to get them smooth then finally on bamboo to get the high ...
... grand total of 1 dollar i had a dish of rice, some very nice beef curry, a cabbage soup, and 3 varieties of vegetable (but couldnt possibly tell you what they were....but one of them actually made me want to vomit!!) And the good news is....it didnt make me ill! haha! (i did chase it with a coca cola on the way home tho, just in case!)
There is minimal street lighting in mayanmar, so you really do need a torch to get anyway, so not wanted to battle the lumps and bumps and holes ...
... much sat on by a small (unwashed) boy on a lengthy bus journey. Nat being approached by a group of young monks who took out their smartphones and fancy cameras, plonked down next to her, and started taking photos. Ben buying a Tshirt that we discovered to be rather see through and had a rather feminine neck line. He had to wear it though as he had run out of clean clothes. A Burmese woman insisting on having a photo with Ben, as she thought he was 'very ...
... lovely sunset last
night at U Bein Bridge – a long wooden planked bridge that spans for
about 800m or so. Many locals and thankfully still not that many
tourists. Quite a few monks around - I think I am becoming a wee bit
obsessed with them and capturing them walking. They are rather graceful
and calm – even with their sunnies and mobile phones!
to sign off for now, as I have ...
... tip, sand pit, shrub land, farmland, past a closed view point... on the plus side we were the only people (stupid enough to be) there... saw amazing isolated temples before watching sunset after climbing up steep steps to the top of a temple with 360 degree panorama. The final push back, was another Axel shortcut through buses. The local women in a nearby temple felt so sorry for us that they let us cycle through the temple instead.
Inle Lake- Sunday 19th- Tuesday ...