TripAdvisor Reviews November Hotel Inle Lake
Travel Blogs from Inle Lake
... saw silk and lotus leaf weaving and boat building. Different villages specialise in trades and the expertise is usually handed on from one generation to another. We had read about the long neck ladies and asked if there were any in the area. They were in the weaving village so we were able to see these ladies sat on the floor weaving with their giraffe like necks. Apparently fewer of the younger generation now want to wear the collar but ...
... post left over from when the army used the cave. And if you want to make a reasonable donation, you can buy a Buddha and have a plaque with your name on it put in the cave. Jenny had a little accident when she hit her head on a rock. It bled a bit, which caused some concern
among our guides, but with a little bit of first aid she was fine.
We visited an umbrella making shop, again all made by hand. We watched ...
... organisation for Burmese cats. On the ride back we saw the floating gardens on the lake. Local people make bamboo rafts and put soil and seaweed on them. These platforms are then used to grow vegetables and rice and the gardeners use their boats to maintain the plots. In the evening we had a Shan banquet but it was more of a set menu in a local restaurant. Not as good as the lunch we had in the village but nothing could beat the papaya of that ...
... was even a small post office, floating in the centre of the village. The people just drift by, perhaps going to tend to their floating garden or post a letter. The homes are all made (rather clumsily) out of food and rusty nails. We were invited inside Misterai’s home for lunch with his wife. We were served tofu salad (deep fried tofu on cabbage), which was actually quite tasty, and green tea. The wooden building was very old, but it seemed to be mostly sturdy.
... it up pretty quick. Stayed an extra day, found a day bus and made plans for the trip to Yangon.
Another fantastic bus ride from Inle Lake to Yangon. We found a daytime bus, left at 9am, and was probably the best bus we've had. It's called the Elite Express and the bus was made in Sweden. Super comfortable, with seats that are like a Barclay lounger, TV's at every seat that have games, movies, maps, music and in your choice of languages. ...
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