We spent 16 days in Burma and had an amazing time. It wasn’t always the easiest country to travel in but was certainly one of the most fascinating.
Inle Lake was our fourth and final destination, and turned out to be a great end to our ‘big 4’ Burma trip.
I was looking forward to Mandalay, I imagined it to be a more relaxed, cooler version of Yangon. It wasn’t what I expected but there is plenty to see.
We arrived early in Bagan on the night bus from Yangon, to views of temples surrounded by baron desert land, blazing morning sun and clear blue skies.
We only had a few weeks free, money was tight, and it would have been much easier to stay in Thailand. Not to mention we knew the weather would …