Mandalay Bagan

Tuesday 20th March Hsipaw to Mandalay We took the bus of 8.30am to Mandalay, and saw all the way hills without trees, or with trees with signs on them in Burmese. I really wonder what these signs mean. Is it to mark ownership or to mark which tree will be cut next or not? You … More Mandalay Bagan

Mandalay Part 2

Thursday 15th March We went cycling with Hayley and Ross to Kuthodaw Paya. This is the biggest book of the world. However, we didn’t find it for a while, and kept searching for it, while it was right under our nose, but not in the way we imagined it. Here is one of its pages, … More Mandalay Part 2

Mandalay Part 1

Tuesday 13th March We started our visit of Mandalay by walking along the east side of the fort, to get a sense of its size. It is really long! About 2 km on each side. It was built in 1857 as a residence for the richest people. While walking along it, we saw people playing … More Mandalay Part 1