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... designed rings had moving elephants around the outside. Next were weavers who work with both silk and lotus. They often dye the lotus with natural dyes: mango for burgundy, jackfruit for orangey brown, and the Inle tree for brown. The former two were used for monks robes originally, but now are used for lay people as well. The lotus weaving takes a huge amount of labour as they have to remove the fibres from up to 4000 lotus stems to make one scarf. As a ...
... villages and inlets along the lake. The boat was like a large wooden canoe-but much longer with the bow and stern forming a more exaggerated smile. The weather started out quite cloudy but then was perfect the rest of day when the clouds parted and was not too hot. The first temple we visited, there was a huge festival going on and the temple and surrounding campus was packed with devotees. This is ...
... had seen so far. With some time on our hands, we headed to the chill out bistro Which was apparently some cool bar. I randomly stumbled upon a badminton court right next door - I was so happy when I found shuttle and rackets and we all played for an hour or so - ofcourse I won hah! Then we started walking to the hostel when I saw a sign for some pancakes - my eyes lit up. We quickly ran and ordered a few pancakes and a toastie - it was yum! Then I set myself to hitch hike to ...
... so much - this is the advantage of seizing the morning. We biked back to the hotel but ofcourse got distracted by sin yaw (the infamous pancake place) on the way. 4 of us (not Mandeep) decided to endulge in yet another pancake and also introduced Louis to it. We met otherr guys (ivar and some French dude) and forced them to get the pancake also. It seemed like we were in this restaurant for hours! Then Louis' 3 friends from Singapore (nick, philton and ...
I've not woken up so early in a while - since Indonesia actually. It was time for my last sunrise of the trip - over the temples of bagan and oh was it worth it! We got e-bikes from 5-7am and headed to a temple which apparently is completely deserted but yet offers a great view of the sunrise. We bumped into one other girl who was on her way there alone from the hostel - very brave in the dark. We got there with lots of time to ...
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