Popa Mountain Resort
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... experienced sunrise and sunset on the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) river. It was a great way to travel and see some of locals who lived and worked on the river. The boat was only 20% full and was probably a pretty fancy boat in its day (over 20-30 years ago!). There were even Western-style toilets and a "restaurant". It was targeted at tourists (too expensive for locals). It had a couple of decks for viewing and relaxing - including a number of ...
... you to their overpriced stall of "handmade" goods... We were never suckered into these... honest.
We had a short break from temples to pick up our luggage from the airport - from an incoming Air KBZ flight. After a hour or so, we rushed back for sunset at the Thisa-Wadi Temple. Unfortunately, we were a bit late, so we had to climb the upper terrace steps in the dark to catch the remnants of the sunset.
... Nan Paya: originally Hindu, detailed sculptures, four stone pillars inside. - Myazedi: gilded emerald stupa, stone pillar 4 languages. - Gubyaukgyi: well preserved richly coloured paintings inside, thought to date from the temples construction in 1113. - Shwesandaw Paya: climbed to the temple to was the sun set. Bloody clouds! Scary ride back to the hotel, no helmet, no hi-vIs, no lights, couldn't see the ...
... the experience. We had something like 15 pints between 4 of us and it came to less than AUS$10!! Awesome! Worked out at about 65 cents a pint.
The next morning was a bit of a right off. We did experience a rumble at about 11 that turned out to be an earthquake!
After lunch a group of us took a taxi to Mount Popa where another pagoda sits but with stunning views over the area.
The next morning Dave and I got up before sunrise and cycled ...
... playing and running around and there was a really lovely atmosphere. The sunset was lovely and the dusk light on the gold was really beautiful. In addition, small candles were lit all around the base of the terrace. Simply stunning! We spent quite a while there and then went to find a restaurant. The town is full of restaurants, but coming out of one of the other entrances to the pagoda we came across what seemed to be a very 'local' restaurant which ...