Paramount Inle Resort
Travel Blogs from Inle Lake
... re actually going to a local vineyard to do a little wine tasting! The journey is OK, though the 200cc tuktuks struggle with seven bodies up the steep hill at the end. The place looks pretty decent – 20 hectares of local vineyards, and another 55 a few kilometres away. We get a tour round the winery, and it looks equally impressive – while they’re only producing around 200K bottles per year at the moment, there’s plenty of capacity at the ...
... and all breathed in the clean fresh air. We piled in to another form of covered pick up with side benches in the back and drove for 45 minutes through the country side before making it to the town Nyaung Shwe and to our stunning resort just over the bridge from the hustle and bustle of the main road. We checked in and while waiting for our rooms we were offered a welcome drink. It was only 11am but it's happy hour somewhere in the world ...
We arrived In the western part of the Shan province of Myanmar to a very picturesque Inle Lake. It's famous for its floating villages, gardens and markets and the unique way of life of the local Intha people, with their communities based entirely on the water. There are many different tribes also living on the lake and one of the most interesting is the Padaung tribe. The women wear gold rings around their necks, legs ...
... we had our dinner. I think it went pretty well - I had a noodle dish that was spicy and Gerda and Wendy shared their bottle of wine with me.
We got back to the hotel about 8:45 pm and tried to get organized for tomorrow. I am getting behind but wanted to work on today's blog if nothing else. Time to quit - Rosemary is already in bed and turned out part of the lights but left on the big one for me - time to turn it off.
... and Lily opted to go on the
longer afternoon walk. We knew the heat would make it impossible for us
so took the boat back to the hotel for a restful afternoon. In fact we
learned that only Lily made the walk, Elizabeth and Kate were soon
overcome by the temperature in the high 30s.
We were invited to the complimentary Shan Buffet for the evening meal.
It wasn't bad but not particularly inspiring, the same as normal but
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