Thante Hotel Nyaung Oo
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThante Hotel Nyaung Oo Bagan
A nice oasis for escaping the busy streets of Bagan,
Big rooms, lovely efficient and helpful staff. Great pool area and bakery.
Breakfast is ok but not impressive. Overall a great place to stay.
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Having spent enough time in Yangon, and seen enough temples to last a lifetime, it was time to make a move and explore a different part of Myanmar. Somewhere where I didn't have to see another temple or Pagoda for a while. Mandalay and Bagan seemed to be the main two options available. Being the backpacker that I am, and knowing that I would end up …
... but it was a great one and I climbed as high as I could and just sat for a while. Then I just rode the bicycle back to the hotel to shower and grab some food. It was a very laid back evening and I found a cute hidden garden called the black bamboo for some amazing food. It was a dollar or so more for each dish than most places around town but so worth it. They even had a decent chocolate ...
... that during low season, she is required to do a large amount of maintenance on it. This being high season, her occupancy is at 100% at both hotels, while the overall annual occupancy hovers between 40-50%. We were privileged to have the opportunity to take pleasure in her hospitality, as she is selective in her choice of guests to which she will play hostess in her ancestors' home.
Bidding Ms. Ann and her staff farewell, we set off through the canals ...
... irrigate crops. All manner of vessels are used to collect rainwater from roofs and open air. Cisterns, pots and tanks abound. This area regularly reaches temperatures of 46 degree celsius during dry season. Coco indicated to us that the Burmese enjoy cloudy days like today, whereas we enjoy the sunny ones! Our last stop on the village tour was to the large "football" field with standard sized goal posts made from branches with the village Pagoda in the background. In ...
... 4am....blasting the ship's horn. You will grow to hate the sound of the stupid horn too!
If you have the time, I highly recommend taking the slow boat. It's such an insight into how people live in the villages - you get to watch the women grind their "tree branch" and turn it into a paste for their faces. You get to see a pig try to back out of crossing the gang plank!. You get to appreciate what you have at home and never take running water for granted again! :)