Day 8 Mandalay’s Ancient Cities Part 2

Leaving the stunning views from U Min Thonze behind our next stop was the Soon U Ponnya Shin Pagoda, apparently according to my guide-book, the most significant pagoda in Sagaing,¬†This pagoda sits on top of the Sagaing Hill overlooking the Ayeyarwaddy River. I was surprised that there was a lack of tourists and no souvenir stalls to be seen. Maybe…
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Day 7 Mandalay

We were a little disappointed not to be taking the boat to Mandalay today. We just couldn’t risk being stuck on the boat for such a long time and ruining our plans. So this morning we boarded the bus from the station at 8.30 for Manadalay. They said it would take 5 to 6 hours which was better than the…
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