Silver Star Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSilver Star Hotel Mandalay
This hotel should tick most boxes. Clean and convenient location. Close to the Nylon bar which has lovely icecreams and milk shakes.
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... kings Shwenandaw Monastery .
When the old king died he left 50 sons by a collection of wife's and concubines. There was then a lot of infighting to see who became the next king ( in Burma at this time, the king was a God who could do and have anything), so the eldest wife invited all the contenders and their wife's to a festival, where upon she had all the rivals killed except her son. He became the next king.
Out of respect (or not to remind him of the dreadful deed) ...
... beer that is suppose to keep you young or some bad chicken with my night spent hugging the porcelain God food definitely taste better going down then coming back up. Big ups to my traveling Scottish roommate hearing me make projectile noise to the wee hours of the morning. I've sworn off chicken for rest of trip and possibly Thai noodles OK who am I kidding myself just ...
... and coach loads of tourists turned up to the event and so there were camera's everywhere ( mins included) so I tried to be as discreet and non invasive as I could be. We then headed to a local temple/pagoda. Our driver told is "it's not very far" "15mins" . What a joke?! There were hundreds and I mean hundreds of steps up to this temple. I got half way there to the small pagoda and cheered! We then realised this was only half way!!! ...
... and the day we start to think about leaving the tight knit group we’ve found ourselves attached to for the last month.
Pulling out of Mandalay this morning though we still had the day ahead of us and were determined to make the most of it. Our route took us through the old jade quarter where we can report that the life-size Buddha carving industry ...
... us more insight into the way people live in this country. It was a bit like watching a movie with ever-changing characters and themes – sometimes comedy, when drunker local man asked Allan to exchange the hats; sometimes drama, when mentally disabled mother was breastfeeding her little daughter laying on the bridge and begging for money, pointing to her disable husband with one leg sitting next to her.
People… In Myanmar most people live in ...