Myanmar 2015 - Mandalay February 5th 2015 Spent 3 days in Mandalay and around:
Day 1: Rented a bicycle and toured around the west side of the city near the river, to the palace and Mandalay hill for sunset.
Day 2: Rented a motorbike and drove out of the crazy traffic in the city across the river to Mingun to see the largest pile of bricks in the world. On the way got a flat tire conveniently right beside a repair shop. Also visited th ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Mandalay 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