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Private Day Tour of Bagan
"Enjoy a day visiting some of the highlights of Bagan with the knowledgeable guide in an air conditioned car. You will be transported in comfort between some of the most well known pagodas in the area. Visit Ananda Pagoda Dhammayangyi temple That Byin Nyu temple among others before finishing the day at the magnificent Shwesandaw Pagoda for some incredible sunset views. Your guide will take you through the history of Bagan showing you examples of the wonderful architecture and paintings from the 9th to 13th century
From $78.00
 
Bagan Temples and Nature Day Trip with Lunch
"Our professional English speaking guide will collect you from your hotel in Bagan around 8:30am and head to Shwesandaw Pagoda. Shewsandaw means golden holy hair and is a graceful white pyramid-style pagoda. This is the most popular sunrise and sunset vie we visit Shwezigon Pagoda a circular pagoda fully covered with gold leaf coating. We walk around the outside of this bell shaped pagoda and take some beautiful photos. A delicious lunch will be served at local restaurant with Myanmar cuisine to get some different taste.Af we proceed to Nyaung Hla Village (around 30 minute drive) which is the roost location for the giant flying fox (Pteropus giganteus). We will explore this spectacular colony (the river and bat colony) and there are more bats in the rainy season. We observe these bats but please do not disturb them by clapping or we will return to Bagan and visit Lawkananda Wildlife Sanctuary
From $78.00
 
Amazing Bagan Temples Day Tour
"Our driver will collect you from your hotel in Bagan city area around 8am and head to a local market. You can see the real life of Burmese people buying their daily produce meats and fish. Take some photos and enjoy the local atmosphere here before move on to Shwezigone Pagoda.Shwezigone Pagoda is an ancient Buddhist Pagodas in Bagan. It is a solid cylindrical structure resting on three square terraces and a prototype of Myanmar stupas. Then we will visit Gu Byauk Gyi Pagoda with a beautiful mural paintings about life of Buddha inside of the temple. Please note that no photography is allowed inside.We proceed to Ananda Temple one of Bagan’s best known and beautiful temple. We will walk around this temple to see this stunning architecture and amazing wall paintings. Inside the temple you will see four Buddha made of solid teak wood adorned with gold leaf. Next
From $83.00

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Yeti in prayer

The Yeti was praying to the Buddha at the base of the main stupa. I'm not really sure what level of monkhood a yeti is. I had read about them in the Lonely Planet guide and felt lucky that one had...
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Jun 11, 2003

Yeti

I believe this kind of Monk is a Yeti. A class of Non-ordained hermit Monk. I read that in the LP guide and he is the only one that I saw dressed like this while I was there. So ...It's really only a...
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Apr 07, 2003

Big smiles!!!

These guys were just too cool!! There ain't nothing cooler than a bunch of toothless smiles running around playing soccer amongst the stupas.
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Jun 11, 2003

Hey! Where did the ball go?

Sometimes the ball would get hidden amongst the small stupas! All I would hear is giggling and the patter of foot steps. They would eventually find the ball and resume the game.
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Jun 11, 2003

A view of the Mountain

On a clear day with the sun in a different position and this would be a much more beautiful setting. But I had the sun directly behind the mountain.
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Apr 07, 2003

Cool Kid!

i just loved taking photos of these guys!! I had my digital camera so I was able to share the photos with them via my LCD monitor. They seemed to enjoy that.
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Apr 07, 2003
 
 
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Cute kids at the bells

These cute kids wouldn't pose properly for their parents and the parents were becoming upset. They finally agreed to pose in the end.
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Apr 07, 2003

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