For this Wednesday’s visitor submit our buddies 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 advised 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, now we have put in our journey Bucket Listing.
Burma what to see: an unforgettable journey
The emotion is all the time very sturdy as a result of yearly we discover ourselves an increasing number of in love with these locations and these peoples. I began with a highway 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 influence with Burma
“Mingalarbar” is the greeting that greeted us in Burma, a rustic that fascinated and excited us and we need 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 buying on the Bogyoke Aung San market the place we purchased the Longyi (typical bimano gown), 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 things 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 the native road meals stalls we discovered ourselves having dinner on the Linkage Restaurant the place we tasted typical Burmese dishes, however the perfect factor is that the place is managed by an area affiliation that helps road kids 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 possibly can admire the unfinished pagoda of Mingun, nevertheless it was there that hit us probably the most White Pagoda the place you possibly can spend a couple 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 attainable to proceed the night with an aperitif on an area boat on Lake Taungthaman.
Bagan and its 4 thousand temples
However probably the most spectacular sight is Bagan, majestic metropolis with over 4000 pink 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.
Nicely deserved rest at Ngapali Seashore
The place to loosen up if not at Ngapali Seashore? Right here you will discover the precise ambiance to get pleasure from your well-deserved rest: km of pristine seashore, inexperienced palm timber as a backdrop, crystal clear sea and Burmese fishing villages. Then within the morning the perfect factor is to get up early and go to yoga by the ocean with a pleasant German woman who presents free classes as a pastime. 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 highway the place you’ll really feel like eating at a Burmese household’s dwelling.
What about our journey of the center? The perfect place for our Honeymoon the place we had been struck by the simplicity and hospitality of this folks, by their spirituality, by the naturalness of their smiles. A spot that we love and that we suggest everybody to go to.