Thande Hotel Bagan
Travel Blogs from Bagan
Back at the Park Royal Hotel in Yangon we were looking forward to benefiting from some of its 5 star facilities again but we were given a really shabby room with a broken bath and a broken safe, and the wifi only functioned for an hour or two. We returned to the restaurant down the road at which we had eaten on our first night in Myanmar. Then, …
We had seen a lot of pagodas from the boat when we came into shore but that was just the tip of the so-called "iceberg"... Here we're dozens... Hundreds... No… thousands of pagodas in all states of repair and disrepair. And that was a problem I discovered that I was not alone in feeling that the quality of many of the restorations were …
Our driver picked us up and began the back and forth drive down the mountain to the plains of Bagan.
We drove through dozens of small, nondescript villages and endless countryside.
We stopped at the old monastery of Youqson Kyaung and wandered around. It was fascinating.
Besides biking around countless temples, sunset rides in horsecarts and a meal of Mohinga with a local family the real event here to remember was the night of the crazy hive allergic reaction. Never figured out what it was... more on Bagan soon.
... pretty safe.
The Shwe Keinnery is not the most luxurious boat but pretty nice all the same. It has seating for about 100 but there were only about 15 on this trip, all tourists cos the locals cant afford it and there are faster and cheaper options. They serve breakfast at 7.30 and you get a cardboard box with hard boiled egg and 2 pieces of stale bread. There is a toaster and jam if you want it and coffee ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility