Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

Towards the end of my time in Inle, the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival was held. Inle Lake is considered a holy site, in fact probably the holiest in the Shan state of Myanmar. The Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival (held towards the end of September until the beginning of October) usually lasts for 18 days. The […]

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Sunset On Inle Lake – Myanmar

There was something on my bucket list that I’d wanted to see for a while (other than the temples of Bagan) – and that was to see the fishermen on Inle Lake. I’d heard a lot of people complain and seen a lot of miserable reviews about how Inle Lake wasn’t really worth the hype, […]

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Tofu Palace Tour, Inle Lake – Myanmar

In my previous post, I told you about our little cycle trip around Inle Lake and mentioned something called the “Tofu Palace Tour”. I decided to do a separate post about it, and although it may not necessarily look like much, why it was such a good thing to do. So, the Tofu Palace Tour […]

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Cycling around Inle Lake – Myanmar

After Bagan, I hopped on a “luxury” bus which was in fact, a very small minibus with broken seats, an inexplicable amount of mosquitos, no air conditioning and a rather sweet local family piled onto the seats next to me. Whilst they were lovely, there were more of them than there were seats, and the […]

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