Paramount Inle Resort
Travel Blogs from Inle Lake
DAY 12 Tara: Internal flights in Burma are seriously expensive so for the same cost of the price of a taxi 5 miles in Bagan we got a 9 hour bus ride all the way to Nyaungshwe, close to Inle lake. Researching the trip I'd heard horror stories they overpacked these buses, no air con and mice running across the floor. Of course it wasn't bad at all. …
Because we were able to pay for hotels in advance through the travel agent, we don't have to carry around the humongous wads of cash most of the other people we've spoken to do. One couple was worried because they had not brought enough cash and they were only half
way through their trip. No credit cards. No ATMs.
Inle Lake is …
We arrived in one day after leaving India (good thing because I guess there was a typhoon in India a few days later) in a small port about 45 minutes outside of the capital Yangon. The port area was dry and not very attractive; all we could see was brown grass and cargo boxes. We got off the ship around 2 because of a short delay. There were …
... sat by a desk with a pencil, paper and ruler. She asked for our nationalities and after saying British, she seemed to have drawn a line across something on her paper.
We bumped into the 12 Dutchmen and the British girls and all got on the same tiny jet plane. We were told to sit anywhere we wanted. Almost immediately after we'd all found a seat, the plane started moving and the only ...
... start to help support the family at 5 or 6 years old! English is now seen as an important skill, until recently it was banned by the " old government" . Jesse told me there is a problem here as there are very few native English speakers teaching so the quality is poor. She asked if I would like to come for the morning to help out? I jumped at he chance. She said great and asked about my lesson plan? Oh what lesson plan? I have been used to teaching adults but not children , ...
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