And so our journey through the furnace of Myanmar continued, we flew from the delightfully named Heho and touched down in the less easy to say Nyaung U airport. The reason for arriving at this odd sounding place was it was the local airport for the famed archeological area of Bagan (the Angkor Wat of Myanmar or so they say). One tip to remember if you ever find yourself arriving in Nyaung U is the... Read Full Entry
Not quite a page turnerThe Kuthodaw Pagoda contains the world's largest book, but not really a book as we know it. Each white thing (kyauksa gu - stone inscription caves) contains a slab with text on, this is a book apparently, not convinced myself.
Teaky timeThe Shwe In Bin Kyaung Monastery, built by the Chinese in 1895, a very pretty building indeed.
Take a run upThose steps were burning hot, you had to take a good run at them to get up the stairs without blisters.