Colonial Jaunts in Pwe U Lwin


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March 16th 2009
Published: March 22nd 2009
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So we flew back from Bhamo all refreshed and went onto the is colonial town which moved en masse from Rangoon in the hot summer.

We visited the National Kandawgyi Gardens, basically like Kew Gardens in London and Anisakan Falls which were lovely and where we were treated like stunt men or hunks because we swam in the pools and under the waterfalls themselves. Pretty good times were had.

The town itself has lots of British colonial buildings and nice old British houses with red bricks, very plush. Plus it's a lot cooler up this way, so it was a nice escape from Mandalay.


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Purcell Tower, Pye U LwinPurcell Tower, Pye U Lwin
Purcell Tower, Pye U Lwin

Donated by Queen Victoria apparently
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Wagons- Pyin U Lwin

Wild West? No. Pyin U Lwin
Purcell Tower - Pyin U LwinPurcell Tower - Pyin U Lwin
Purcell Tower - Pyin U Lwin

Gift from Queen Victoria - nice!


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