Four Sisters Inn
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... like going to any field or any normal plantation, except for that this one was on the water and to pick up the harvest they had to do it from the boat. Really nice to see! After passing this we arrived at the Nga-phe-chaung monastery that besides having some nice posters on the walls, and some souvenir shops around there was nothing special. By now we were really tired so we were happy that the tour was over.
Our guide drove us back to the pier from where ...
... ears. I discovered that the reason people hoik and spit everywhere - including on public transport - and have no teeth is because they chew betel nut (initially I feared an outbreak of TB when I saw people spewing red liquid all over the place). I learnt not to trust a monk (especially when said monk invites you on a private tour of his monastery) and that it's probably best not to try and get into Aung San Suu Kyi's house without going via Head Office first ...
... 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.
... restaurant (we actually saw her again at the monastery later)!
On our second day, we ventured a bit further from the lake, using the water network made from the multiple rivers and canals. We reached the weekly market of Nam Pan where we spent some time going through the stalls, mostly the fish ones which were very busy (and smelly!). We then reached the village of Taung To and ...
... local wood. Inside the building at the same village they were making homemade cigarettes. They had two kinds, strong and sweet. They use corn as the filter and tobacco leaves on the outside. The sweet cigarette had brown sugar, fruit and a few other ingredients. I thought it smelled like licorice. The last part of the boat trip was my favorite. He drove us to a monastery, where supposedly the monks teach the cats to jump through hoops. Apparently the cats ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFour Sisters Inn Nyaungshwe
Very small rooms, not enough light and only a smell window and fan so very hot and stuffy. On the up side, very friendly and helpfull people. Lovely pancakes for breakfast.
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