Bagan , Land of Pagodas and Temples September 27th 2010 Early morning arrival in Bagan, very hot. Checked into hotel the Thiripyitsaya on the banks of the Irrawaddy, beautiful villa on waters edge. Our first stop was to visit the local market which our driver assured us was like a real live colourful painting, it did not dissapoint.Relaxed for a while watching locals fishing along the river bank.
Time then to hop on board our horse drawn cart for a t ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Bagan Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more