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Day 101: Myanmar: results

Myanmar was great and adventurous place to explore for me! It worked much better, than i thought (and I expected the worst). Though religious sights like numerous pagodas and temples are major sights here, it was far away from beeing […]

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Day 100: Mingun

Little village Mingun is located not far away from Mandalay. Around 10km by ferry. But getting there is adventure by itself. This ferry is the cheapest way for tourists to get and looks wierd: both ferry station (it looks exactly […]

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Day 99: Tourism and ethics

Recently I visited one monastery, which is very famous for it’s dayly monks feeding ceremony. Mandalay is the place with the most monks in Myanmar and this monastery is the house for several thousands of them. In some way it […]

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Day 98: Exploring Mandalay surroundings

Mandalay is said to be nice place to explore the surroundings. After i made short list of things to do here, I realised that most of them are outside of the city, kind of 10-20 km away. It sounds not […]

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Day 97: Mandalay

Today was the day to explore some major places in Mandalay. This city sounds like very ancient, but it’s not. It was constructed in 19th century and was heavily damaged in World War ||. The original idea was to construct […]

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Day 96: The road to Mandalay

One more night bus brought me to Mandalay. I guess this one was in Robbie Williams song, isn’t it? Night buses in Myanmar could be little tricky. They are very comfortable and nice, but it’s really kind of wierd to […]

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Day 95: Village life and amazing cave temple

Last day on the region of Inle lake and i got no ideas what else to do. So I researched for a bit and decided just to give it a go and have a walk to surrounding villages. Occasionally in […]

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Day 94: Sunrise and sunset

Today i woke up at 5-30am to board boat and witness famous sunrise at Inle lake. I put my warmest clothes on, as it’s quite cold here at night time. We started at 6 and sky started to brighten as […]

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Day 93: Inle lake

Inle lake for me was a place with not much expectations. I literally got no idea what to do here. The only thing i knew is that this area is the most touristy in Myanmar and i need to be […]

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Day 92: Travel day & hotels

Last pic from Bagan and time to move next. It was really fantastic days, this place definitely got the energy of world’s top place. Today it’s almost full-day bus ride from Bagan to my next destination – Inle lake. Most […]

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