Travel Blogs from Nyaungshwe
Lost!: After a morning spent looking for a new hotel (I couldn't take the all night, non-stop chanting at several million decibels of our previous night's hostel any longer) we set off to find an Internet cafe and then a 'travel agent' to look for a way out of this town during Thinggyan (the water festival). After spending the afternoon walking …
Inle Lake is nestled in the hills and surrounded by sleepy Intha, Shan, and Pa-O villages. It is a nice, quiet way to ease into our travels.
We have our first traditional Burmese dinner at Linn Htett. The restaurant is a-bustle with the family’s four children. I make my way through the mêlée to look at the curries in …
Ground to a halt: Due to Thinggyan we are somewhat stuck. There are no buses running from the 12th to the 18th due to the Buddhist New Year. Taxis will only take you a short distance (and then the prices are at least 50% higher). Trains and planes still run, but as I will only take advantage of one of these options (I have a strict 'no propeller' …
Staying in the delightful Mingalar Inn we are treated to the best breakfast in Myanmar so far. Four days of this and I might need new trousers. We hire some bicycles with luxuriously sprung seats and head off 11km down the side of the lake which is 13.5 miles long and 7 miles wide, travel ling through sugarcane plantations to a village where there …
4. dan, Ponedjeljak, 14.02.2011.
Zajednički taksi – 12 500 kyata po paru do Nyaung Shwe sela (ukupno 25 000 kyata) što je bezobrazno visoka cijena ali nemamo izbora jer ovdje vlada takozvana taksi mafija. Vožnja do sela traje oko 60 minuta i prizor uz cestu je nezaboravan. Život se odvija kao prije 100 godina. …
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking