Getting Around Bagan

Notes by yeyette on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 under A Week in Myanmar, Bagan

Standard Post with ImageI woke up at 5:30AM by the sound of a gong. I went out and saw some villagers paraded asking for donation for the temple and the monks. I checked out at 7AM and leave my things in the reception. There was no sun, only heavy clouds, so watching sunrise in Bagan is cancelled. I prayed that it won't rain. I took my bike to get around Bagan and everything I saw was lovely. This signage make me stop. Mukha in Philippines means face. Going to Chatu-Mukha. Chatu-Mukha area: And found this place in another area to take a selfie.…more

Sunset in Bagan

Notes by traveldiary007 on Sunday, March 6th, 2016 under Bagan

Standard Post with ImageWe arrived at 3:45PM, 15 minutes earlier than expected at the Old Bagan Station. A boy approached me and the assistant driver told me that the boy will send me to Pann Cherry with his carriage. It was only a 3 minute ride, haha. I'd rather walk but to not to disappoint the young boy who drive the carriage, I just took the boy's offer. I asked him how much and he said I can give any amount. This is the answer that I really don't like. I asked him again and he said a thousand. Well, it's only a dollar…more

On the Road to Bagan

Notes by yeyette on Saturday, February 20th, 2016 under A Week in Myanmar, Bagan

Standard Post with ImageWe bid goodbye at 9AM the next morning with Mimi's family. They sent me back to Pyin Oo Lwin  terminal going to Bagan. We arrived in the terminal at 9:20AM and at 9:30, the bus leaves, no, it was not a bus, it was a van. It supposed to leave at 10AM but maybe there's no passenger anymore so it leaves earlier than expected. But along the way, it stops, picking up not passengers but their items to drop along the way as well. It was like a trade van. Ride to Bagan from Pyin Oo Lwin was about 6…more