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Day-Trip to Hsithe Village from Mandalay with Lunch
"Our professional English speaking guide will collect you from your hotel lobby in Mandalay around 8am by car then head to the village of Hsithe (approximately 37 miles or 60km north of Mandalay). Enjoy a scenic drive passing through agricultural land small villages and you can see the daily life of rural Myanmar.We continue to the east and see the famous Marble Mountains where the raw material for the marble carvers of Amarapura is mined. Around 10am we arrive at Singu an attractive small town on the left bank of the Ayeyarwady River. You will embark on a boat to Hsithe and take the opportunity to discover some wildlife here such as Ruddy shelduck
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Private Tour: Sagaing and Inwa from Mandalay including Lunch
"Our driver will pick you up from your hotel at 8am in Mandalay and head to Sagaing Hill a religious center for Buddhist devotees. The views across the river and surrounding hills are spectacular. We will visit Umin Thonesae and Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda overlooking Ayeyarwaddy River. There are many visitors who come here to pay respects and we continue the tour to Pahtodawgyi Pagoda which is an unfinished huge pagoda damaged and made unstable to continue building by an earthquake. Adjacent to the pagoda is the Mingun Bell the world’s second largest bell and the world’s biggest bell among the ringing ones. We will visit Myatheindan Pagoda before move on to Inwa.You will embark on a boat and depart to Inwa which lies at the confluence of the Ayeyarwaddy and Dohtawat you will take a horse-cart ride and sightseeing some main tourist attractions and landmarks such as Maha Aung Myae Bonsan
From $125.00
 
Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 3-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.Stop at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district home to the main residence of Belgium’s royal family. Pass St Michael’s Cathedral
From EUR52.00

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Fair

Leuven Fair is maybe one of the nicest occasion in the city, but it would not be nice to visit at that time. The Fair (Kermis) is held in front of the Library building, the one of most nicest...
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Jef Lambeaux has roots here

The man who sculpted Brabo fountain on Antwerp's Grote Markt and some pieces in Brussels' Petit Sablon area (Kleine Zavel) has roots in Leuven, dixit our voluble guide at City Hall.Yes, some of his...
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Town-wide Snowball Fights

Although the winters in Leuven are cold, damp and dark, it generally does not snow. In my year living in this city, there was only one snowfall. It was great. about four inches of nice, damp, packing...
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TJOKOLATEKE

Like on so many airports also in Leuven it is a good custom to bring your friends or relatives some chocolat for their good health! In Belgium you can find these shops in the pedestrian area in the...
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Annual Carnival

The annual carnival in Leuven is held the first three weeks of September. It is mainly held on the Ladeuze square and adjacent H. Hoover square, but also on the Oude Markt (old market square). Aside...
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Bilingual street signs

On quite a few street corners in Leuven, you'll see a secondary plaque underneath the street name sign with a totally different name on it. This is the name of the street like it is known in "Leives",...
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Go to a bakery on Sunday morning

Belgians are fairly old fashioned when it comes to their "guaranteed off-day" : Sunday.It's a typical day for family visits/activities, dining out, or just kicking back at home. Practically all shops...
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Buskers

Well you have them everywhere of course, but during weekends and when the weather permits, you'll see plenty of buskers throughout the city center. Some of these guys (and gals) are actually very,...
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If not you, your kids may need this :)

Somewhere where to sit when you have a very urgent need. Very often, public toilets are not that clean. I tried the ones at some train stations and they were not that neat, for instance. In pubs and...
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Bi-lingual streetsigns

I noticed that many streets had two signs with different names on them, one with the official one, the other in local dialect. Sometimes this is a translation of the official name, but often it is...
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BEERFESTIVAL

Once in the five years a beerfestival happens in Leuven.This year 2003 its in the weekend of 7 and 8 june.On 8 june a parade goes trow the city.In this parade 2000 people and 250 horses, shows the...
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The balloon of friendship.

In Leuven, every man born in the same year is in a foundation, named after the year.So the men born in 1954 are in the foundation 1954.Every year, on the second sunday in september, all the man come...
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The story of Fiere Margriet

The story of Fiere Margriet is the story of a young girl, who was been wraped and murderd.After she was murdered, the bandits throw her body in the water.But the body doesn't sink, and float on the...
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Predikherenstraat 22, Leuven, Flemish Brabant, 3000, Belgium
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Alfons Smetsplein 7, Leuven, Flemish Brabant, 3000, Belgium
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Vuurkruisenlaan 4, Leuven, Flemish Brabant, 3000, Belgium
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Brusselsestraat 52, Leuven, Flemish Brabant, 3000, Belgium
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Tervuursevest 70, Leuven, Flemish Brabant, 3000, Belgium
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Bondgenotenlaan 20, Leuven, Flemish Brabant, 3000, Belgium
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Top Things to Do in Leuven

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The Great Beguinage

The gothic Beguinage church is a three aisled, construction began in 1305 in white sandstone. This church has no tower and no transept, above the large choir window is the gable decorated with a blind...
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Museum Leuven

We were really not interested to see the museum, we came inside to use the washroom. A step at the entrance made it looked the modernity and plus the huge glass wall in front make the whole building...
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Grote Markt

Such as any main square in Belgium, the Grand Place (grote markt) is an elongated and rather narrow square, one of the busiest place in the city. Due to its location at the crossroads the whole area...
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KU Leuven

We were so lucky we're able to visit inside, the day we went to Leuven is registration day everyone is in and out the building and we also has a chance to see the auditorium. Is a huge building with...
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Flower Carpet

Flower Carpet held once in a year in Leuven at Grote Markt (Grand Place) this year it happens on the first weekend of September. This is the 10th editon and every year is different theme. Theme this...
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Market Day

We visited Leuven on a Saturday, Leuven is small but extremely diverse range of weekly recurring markets. There are three weekly markets held in the city, from Thursday, Friday and Saturday. During...
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