Inle Lake October 28th 2017 Inle
I am not sure what time we arrived at Shwenyaung but it was 7:30 at the cottage on the lake. The taxi to the jetty in town was about half hour then it was an hour to the far south in an open boat with little wooden armchairs for seats. For approximately half the distance the sun was going down then we arrived in darkness. I have already spent an hour admiring the room. It is actually a chale ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Inle Lake 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
Recently retired from teaching with 40 years experience in many different areas including working in SE Asia and Japan. In my 20s and 30s I backpacked in between posts in Canada, Australia and SE Asia & China. My journals were written in a variety of notebooks and it is wonderful to look back on them and remember the people and places. Now this seems the more logical place to keep my journals and it is great that they can be shared.
I try to upload the blog as I go along but most of the details and photos are added on return home when I have more time and a stronger Internet connection!... full info