Four Sisters Inn
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... low expectations about and which we all end up suitably impressed after a demonstration of the skill and finesse required to make the paper umbrellas the country is a little famous for. Given the work required the final products are very well priced so we buy a few souvenirs, and continue our journey. Our final stop is another teak monastery, though compared to the one in Mandalay this one is definitely a working monastery. It’s not as impressively carved, ...
... morning and finishes around 16.00. Depending on the tour they will take you to different villages, pagodas and markets, ours included the following:
1. Silver Smith Workshop: they show you how they make jewelry.
2. Nampan Market: nice market with lots of locals and a few foreigners.
3. Weaving Center: they use lotus flower to make fabrics and clothes.
4. Cigarette Factory: the make handmade cigarettes with different flavors.
5. Phaung-daw-oo ...
... to be a very interesting tourist attraction. Staff just collect entry fee from tourists and have no interest in or knowledge of the building as I found by talking to them,run by the " ministry" again! I cycled around for hours, trying to avoid being T-boned at junctions ,successfully I might add. Traffic here is much lighter then Mandalay and that is quiet compared to the rest of Asia . Only four years ago motor bikes were rare as ...
... crafted into garden beds, separated by narrow canals of water. They grew tomatoes, corn, cabbages, all looking neat and healthy. Some small industries had also been developed on the lake, and we went to visit a few. We saw a silver smith operation, an iron forge and foundry. We saw a boat building enterprise using some amazing old tools. Amd we saw the preparing, winding and weaving of thread, made from the long roots of the ...
... and as I made my way round hopping from one patch of shade to the next (no shoes allowed) I was surprised to hear rap music being blasted from a Burmese mobile and even more surprised to see the revered Chan-Thar-Gyi Buddha dressed in a golden cape printed with a large Epson logo: "Exceed Your Vision" (is there a religious double meaning in there?). I became accustomed to being seated at a child-sized set of table and chairs and eating with my knees level ...
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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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