As well as a report on the earthquake damage and our top 5 temples to visit (see blogs) we wanted to give a detailed overview of our time in Bagan as a whole, temples, villages, the food and the people. UNDER CONSTRUCTION 🙂 check back tomorrow for the full review   Food Transport Temples  …

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Watching the light

Mandalay travel Guide Many people bypass the city of Mandalay on their rush to get to Bagan, heres some reasons why you should add it to your itinerary, and some others why you might not! Here’s our itinerary of main attractions, the numbers refer to coordinates via MapsWithMe. U-Bein Bridge on Taungthaman Lake (21.891682 96.055523)…

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scaffolding on one of many damaged temples

Destruction of temples due to the August 2016 Earthquake in Bagan   If you are going to Bagan in the near future, be aware that there was an earthquake not so long ago, this means entry to some temples is limited due to the damage on the structures, a lot of them also have repair…

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Our top 5 Bagan Temples Shwe Nan Yin Taw Monastic Complex From this little group of temples you can see the balloons fairly close as the drift across behind the temples. You can climb up to the top of one of the temples in the area whereas the others are locked. You will find a narrow…

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A detailed guide to the cost and availability of transport around Myanmar   Information on transport around Myanmar is quite sparse and hard to find, most of which is out of date due to recent changes, road improvements new laws and other changes. This information is correct as of 18th December 2016, as we travelled…

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  We planned our visit to Murphys Haystacks South Australia in line with both weather forecasts and the moon phase to ensure we got clear, dark skies. We arrived before sundown and shot the sunset, after cooking a meal in Maurice. Sunset was rather plain, as there were no clouds as we wanted. The sky…

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The Plank-walk is rumoured to be the most dangerous hike in the world, if you want adventure this is the place to go!    One of the main reasons we decided to go to Xi’an was because of one mountain with a plank road, a plank road consisting bits of wood hammered to the side…

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Catching a Tuk Tuk By Kraig Phillips A trip to Asia wouldn’t be complete without the customary 3-wheeled ride. But lets make sure the only thing taking a ride is you and not your pocket. Firstly when me and Amanda have travelled in Asia we have used a abundance of different modes of transport, from…

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Campervan essentials guide Ok, so you’re planning to buy a campervan, but what do you need to make a campervan a home? How will you name it? And what will make your lives easier? All will be revealed! The thing we love most about having our campervan, Maurice, aptly named because of his dashing Moustache,…

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