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After a breakfast enough for 10 people our boat men were waiting to take us on another adventure. The long boats zip around the lake at lightening speed passing fishermen, weed gathers and unique leg rowers Floating gardens grow mainly tomatoes and all the villages are on stills. The weed collectors look like they are walking on water their boats are so full ...
... of the local town and civilization as such- our aim was some of the hill villages. At the second village we got to there was a primary school, so obviously i want to go in. It was amazing. So imagine a village hall, that's what i thought the room looked like, and then imagine its split into 5 sections, and then a little deck outside, literally there are six sections of rows or benches, no real division between each section, but labelled up for each grade. So there are 2 ...
... it pales into significance since bagan. But the scenery is very pretty. Throughout the day we stopped at several towns to see them at their trade- one where weaving is prevalent, and saw them doing their thing on the looms, another where they're silversmiths which was pretty interesting (the chemistry geek in me enjoyed watching them do the extraction!). We also went to the famous "jumping cat" monastery where the monks, from when they ...
... you can go at your own pace. We got caught in the rain a couple of times but that is unavoidable as it seems to rain sporaticaly most days and it didn't spoil the trip at all.
The next activity on the list of things to do was a day tour of the lake by boat. We booked in a tour ...
... long boat) to the village market where hundreds of people come to sell their wares. Rice, clothes, fish (lots of freshly caught but unrefrigerated and fly-covered fish), oxen, foodstuffs, peanuts, sesame oil, clothing, spices, and other sundry goods. Most come by their motorized canoes (there are hundreds on the lake between the locals and tourists like us). The tribes people walk down from the mountain carrying heavy heavy loads for up to 4 hours and then pack ...
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