Got a good night sleep because of that Saigon beer. LOL. Woke up early and packed-up. I checked-out and went directly to Hanh Cafe office to claim my bus ticket and leave my things there.
The moment I alighted the bus at the new bus terminal in Nyang-U, I immediately haggled for a horse cart. I really needed to hurry to catch the sunrise. I quickly grabbed one and told the driver to bring me to a temple where I could climb to the top and watch the sunrise. The driver offered me 10,000 kyat for the sunrise plus sending me to my hotel in New Bagan after watching the sunrise. Continue reading Arriving Bagan, Burma and Watching the Sunrise.
One of the things budget travellers always considered when travelling is to spend the night in a long night trip. This is very much favourable specially in a long distance travel. Bus night trip is always budget friendly compared to air flights. Aside from cheaper fare, you can save as well a one night hotel cost. Continue reading Bus Night Trip, Yangon to Bagan.
“Rangoon. And now I found that in my recollections, so vague and uncertain, the Shwe Dagon rose superb as on that first morning it had risen, glistening with its gold, like a sudden hope in the dark night of the soul of which the mystics write, glistening against the fog and smoke of the thriving city.” – Somerset Maugham Continue reading Shwedagon Pagoda. Best of Yangon City.
The temples in Bagan are strewn in every corner of this vast field. To truly feel the wonder of these brick structures, biking is one of brilliant ways to explore from most popular monuments to hidden gems. So when I arrived in Bagan, I was thinking to grab a manual bike but the e-bike stole my attention. Budget travellers have the only option to stay either in Nyang-U or New Bagan. Hotels in Old Bagan are quite expensive. So considering from where I stayed which was in New Bagan, it would be quite tiring to pedal around those temples. So I decided to try on the e-bike. It cost me 8000 kyat for a day. Continue reading E-biking Bagan, Burma.
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is known for its thousands of temples scattering in the vast field in Bagan. Besides, it also showcases temples with stupas plated with gold. Thus, it is called the Golden Land. Continue reading Arriving Yangon City. Burma.
One of the things not to miss when in Bagan is to witness the sun setting at the horizon adding grandiose spark to the century old majestic temples.
I positioned myself at the top of North Guni temple. Yes, you can climb up way to the top in this temple and have yourself awed as the dusk embraced the ancient temples.