For this Wednesday’s visitor submit our pals Anna and Marco, who we met on Instagram, inform us about Burma and what to see in Yangon, its capital. A pair who like to journey each November to find Southeast Asia for about four years.
After Rossana’s expertise in Myanmar that we informed a while in the past: DIY journey to Burma, Anna and Marco additionally passionately describe these locations that for an extended, too very long time, we have now put in our journey Bucket Record.
Burma what to see: an unforgettable journey
The emotion is at all times very sturdy as a result of yearly we discover ourselves increasingly more in love with these locations and these peoples. I began with a street journey to Vietnam to then move this ardour on to my husband and now we won’t wait yearly for November to immerse ourselves on this immense spirituality, nature, colours and ease.
Yangon the primary affect with Burma
“Mingalarbar” is the greeting that greeted us in Burma, a rustic that fascinated and excited us and we wish to share our journey expertise with you.
We arrived at Yangon on a heat November afternoon and instantly we got down to uncover this metropolis.
Getting misplaced in alleys and pagodas we attended a ceremony of a Buddhist novitiate, went procuring on the Bogyoke Aung San market the place we purchased the Longyi (typical bimano costume), to then discover ourselves in entrance of the Majestic Shwedagon Pagoda the place we immersed ourselves in sturdy spirituality and golden colours.
At sundown all the pieces was magical, the prayers of the monks, the sunshine of candles, the scent of incense, the melody of Buddhist songs moved us and made this expertise distinctive.
At nightfall we resumed our journey and after shopping by way of the native avenue meals stalls we discovered ourselves having dinner on the Linkage Restaurant the place we tasted typical Burmese dishes, however one of the best factor is that the place is managed by a neighborhood affiliation that helps avenue youngsters to enter the catering sector.
Inle Lake: the journey to Burma continues
The journey continues on Inle Lake the place we sailed on native boats and admired the fishing villages, the floaoting markets and the numerous pagodas that created an ideal body with the silvery gentle of the lake.
White Pagoda in Mandalay
One other cease to not be missed is Mandalay the place after a ship journey on the west financial institution of the Irrawaddy River you’ll be able to admire the unfinished pagoda of Mingun, but it surely was there that hit us essentially the most White Pagoda the place you’ll be able to spend a number of hours to meditate and admire the encircling panorama.
Pretty sundown spot it’s U-Bein Bridge (Mandalay), teak wooden bridge of about 1.5 km the place after a romantic stroll it’s doable to proceed the night with an aperitif on a neighborhood boat on Lake Taungthaman.
Bagan and its 4 thousand temples
However essentially the most spectacular sight is Bagan, majestic metropolis with over 4000 purple brick temples, this archaeological web site, now a UNESCO heritage web site, is ready to be found, and it’s enchanting to go to it at daybreak (by balloon) or at sundown (by bike / on foot) and climb a pagoda and admire the panorama of the numerous pagodas throughout.
Effectively deserved leisure at Ngapali Seashore
The place to calm down if not at Ngapali Seashore? Right here you will discover the appropriate ambiance to get pleasure from your well-deserved leisure: km of pristine seashore, inexperienced palm timber as a backdrop, crystal clear sea and Burmese fishing villages. Then within the morning one of the best factor is to get up early and go to yoga by the ocean with a pleasant German girl who affords free classes as a passion. And the night? After a pleasant stroll by the ocean, cease for dinner in a seashore restaurant and benefit from the native meals or in a household restaurant on the principle street the place you’ll really feel like eating at a Burmese household’s house.
What about our journey of the guts? The best place for our Honeymoon the place we have been struck by the simplicity and hospitality of this individuals, by their spirituality, by the naturalness of their smiles. A spot that we love and that we advocate everybody to go to.