Small World – New Years in Inle Lake (Myanmar 8/10)

It was new years eve and we thought it would be a small celebration this time around. But our hotel generously planned a free dinner for all the guests staying over. Around 8pm we walked into the courtyard to find tables set up and a long table with soup, beef, chicken, rice and vegetables.  It … Continue reading Small World – New Years in Inle Lake (Myanmar 8/10)

Town life and Getting around – Last hours in Bagan (Myanmar 5/10)

Seeing all these temples and walking around since 5 am made us quite hungry. Our search for lunch brought us into Old Bagan city for the first time. It was filled with villagers who had set up a tent city for a major festival that was in a few days. Tents were everywhere, complete with makeshift kitchens, kids and … Continue reading Town life and Getting around – Last hours in Bagan (Myanmar 5/10)

A day in the Lake – Inle Lake’s allure (Myanmar 7/10)

The lake tour was probably the most touristy experience we had in Myanmar. On the other hand though, it offered us a glimpse of life that we couldn't have otherwise accessed. Our tour guide's name was Mo-mar (or something similar) and she was a self-proclaimed mother and wife for a family in a town up … Continue reading A day in the Lake – Inle Lake’s allure (Myanmar 7/10)