Mandalay Hill Resort
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Nach zwei Tagen in Singapur verlassen wir die Stadt und starten unsere Reise gen Norden: Wir fliegen über Malaysia und Thailand bis nach Myanmar. Am Abend zuvor hatten wir noch ein spannendes Treffen mit dem örtlichen Fliegerclub in Singapur, einer Vereinigung namens "Wings over Asia". Klingt gut. Und auch das Gespräch mit den …
Bagan - Mandalay by Yangon Airways , flight no. YH 917
Morning Visit to :
Maha-gandayon Monastery (Buddhist University)
U-Bein Wooden Bridge, over 150 years long woodenbridge
Kuthodaw Pagoda, know as the world's biggest book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures.
Afternoon Visit to:
Mandalay Royal Palace < …
... to the restaurant, which happened to be back all the way we came! We eventually found it and I tried to pay him what we agreed but he was like you cant walk back! I will wait with you! I tried the restaurant but they didn't sell dimsum (what!?), and after my driver (Jojo) found out I wanted dimsum he took me across the road hahah. He ordered for me and it really was delicious! He sat there and ate a bau whilst making the odd comment here or there ...
... than Burmese. We learnt that each village has their own monastery and is self sustaining. Myanmar is very progressive in some ways; many huts had solar panels (40$ a pop) as well as home made hydro electric dams on the streams. Together it provides enough electricity for an evening of light and a movie. Thanks to a wonderful idea from Steph I brought stickers with me to the villages. Dan and I explored the second village handing out stickers to children literally caked in ...
... shuttle ferry across the river to Inwa that takes only 2 minutes. When we got there we were hit by so many people selling their services for a horse and cart ride, though it was all at a fixed price, which was annoying. Inwa used to be Burma's royal capital although now it is a rural village filled with empty fields sparsely dotted with ruins, stupas and monastic buildings. The idea of seeing it by horse and cart fits so well, however it was so overwhelmingly touristy it made me ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMandalay Hill Resort
In Mandalay we choose to stayed at Mandalay Hill Resort. beautiful, clean and good service here.
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