Thiri Marlar Hotel Bagan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsThiri Marlar Hotel Bagan
The staff were very friendly and the rooms were clean. Breakfast was served on the roof with great views of the temples. Highly recommended.
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Travel Blogs from Bagan
... hours zooming quietly along deserted roads that were clean in a way we hadn't seen since Cape Town, and marvelled as the ancient temples and the sanctity of the place. We stopped for lunch at a place called Weather Spoons, and it turned out the owner lived in Bristol at the Cambridge Arms, learning how to make the perfect western burger, which he then bought back to this tiny area in Bagan - we of course had to have one, and ...
... of temples within a five minute walk from our hotel (which we admittedly found by accident whilst looking for somewhere to eat), which we wandered around for a good hour before realising we'd walked ages away from our hotel and didn't really know where we were (don't worry, Nan, we were still only 15 minutes away, and we found our way back safely!)
We did hire E-bikes for a day from the hotel and headed over to Old Bagan (the city is split in to 2 ...
... tree. This area, Ava was one of the many historic sites of the Capital, and so we took a pony and trap ride for about 20 minutes past the old city walls and ancient crumbling stupa to a very old wooden monestary. A quick look around in the searing heat and a trip back on the cart and boat. We then drove to the airport for the flight to historic ancient Royal city of Bagan. Mr. Zhou and his driver pick us up from the airport for the 15 minute drive to our hotel @ Thatabar ...
... a Myanmar taxi. We aren't sure if our driver was sleeping at the wheel or drunk, or just a bad driver - scary. And so many kids on the road, in the road. Our resort is isolated, on a hill, away from town and the famous Mt Popa. Apparently there is a trail that leads down the hill where we are staying to the base of the mountain. From there it's a 1000+ step walk up the mountain. Should be super ...
... clear enough to appreciate the view. The countryside is dotted with circular holes that we were told are mines to retrieve some sort of oil and gas products. Another explanation we heard of these low concrete circular structures (about 3m in diameter) was that they were built around planted sacred Banyan trees, to keep the goats away. I never saw any trees growing in them, and these disparate explanations remain ...