While places like Mandalay, Yangon and Bagan are filled with Pagodas that are built on land but Inle is a region in the Shan state of Myanmar where Pagodas rise from the water. The huge Inle lake with an area of 116.3 km² is famous among tourists for its spectacular landscape and stilt houses.[Read more…] about Into Myanmar’s Inle Lake: A 2-day Itinerary
Bagan’s landscape is similar to some medieval era’s movie set. In fact, it is one of the dreamiest landscapes I got a chance to experience. An ancient city in Myanmar’s Mandalay region and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bagan simply is a collection of 2000 Buddhist pagodas lying scattered, some in ruins and a few still intact, both attracting lakhs of visitors every year.[Read more…] about Old Bagan, Myanmar – Of Thousand Temples and Hot Air Balloons
‘2011’, The year when a wish to travel to Myanmar was manifested into thin air. ‘December of 2019’, when I fulfilled it.
Why was I fascinated with Myanmar? It sounded offbeat to me. From India, not many people travel to Myanmar. This made me even curious.[Read more…] about Travel to Myanmar: At a Glance