Beautiful Bagan Myanmar (Burma) – Part 1

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Slow Travel in Distant Places

Bagan, Burma Bagan, Burma (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Shwezigon, Bagan, Myanmar Швезигон, Б... English: Shwezigon, Bagan, Myanmar Швезигон, Баган, Мьянма (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bagan, Burma Bagan, Burma (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Bagan, Myanmar. Bagan became a centra... English: Bagan, Myanmar. Bagan became a central powerbase of the mid 11th century King Anawrahta who unified Burma under Theravada Buddhism. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bagan, Burma Bagan, Burma (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We were sorry to say farewell to Mandalay, as we checked out of  hotel  thanking the staff for a pleasant stay. Our car took us  to the Mandalay airport for a short flight to Bagan. It was an early start and we were in Bagan airport by 8.00 AM. We were transferred to our hotel on Mount Popa, an extinct volcano, also now a nature reserve and a national park. We had the afternoon at leisure, which was very pleasant given the stunning views from our vantage point on the mountain, the kind of view where you stare at the…

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