39 Photos of an Epic Myanmar Adventure!
Myanmar stole a piece of our hearts the moment we stepped off the plane and landed into the crazy, wonderful and inspirational country. Our Myanmar adventure took us from Yangon in the south, to Lake Inle and Bagan in the tourist triangle and finally to the last royal capital of Burma, Mandalay. Here’s a collection of our favourite photos from the trip: from the food to the famous sights to the lesser known gems and the many amazing local people we encountered along our way.
1 | Serene buddha at Indein Pagodas, Inle Lake
2 | Bagan plains bathed in an auburn sunset, North Guni Pagoda, Bagan
4 | Sunrise balloons over the Bagan plains
5 | Mount Popa peeking through the trees, Mount Popa Mountain Resort
6 | A thousand reflections, Kekku (Kakku), Inle Lake
7 | The watchful protector, Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon
8 | Traditional fisherman on Inle Lake
9 | An assault of the senses: the Zay Cho (Zegyo) Market, Mandalay
10 | Iconic entrance of the Shwezigon Pagoda, Nyaung-U, Bagan
11 | Breakfast time at Kalaywa Monastery, Yangon
12 | Farmers herding at sunset, Pyathadar Hpaya Pagoda, Bagan
13 | Shan girl in traditional dress, Kakku (Kekku), Inle Lake
14 | Water lillies at day break, Kandawgyi Park, Yangon
15 | Monkeys scavanging for food, Mount Popa
16 | Celebrating the Aung San Suu Kyi election win, Yangon
17 | Vacant trade desks at the Jade Market, Mandalay
18 | Clensing of the buddhas, Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay
20 | Tea Leaf Salad at Bibo restaurant, Ngyan Swe, Bagan
21 | Breakfast with a view, Mount Popa
22 | Long-neck woman weaving blankets, Inle Lake
23 | Gold, gold gold: Shwedagon Pagoda at night, Yangon
24 | Under the shadow of the temples in Bagan
25 | Golden sunrise over the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) river, Bagan
28 | Taking the train to anywhere, Yangon Train Station
29 | Ancient teak monestary, Shwenandaw Kyaung, Mandalay
30 | Hundreds of pagodas among the ruins at Indein, Inle Lake
31 | Shimmering gold of the Karaweik Palace at day break, Yangon
32 | Independence Monument, Yangon
34 | A pink sunset over majestic Mandalay
35 | Boat adventures at Lake Inle.
36 | Kaba Aye Pagoda, Yangon
37 | Sulamani Temple bathed in a purple sunrise, Bagan
38 | Calm before the storm at the Botataung Pagoda, Yangon
39 | Iconic balloon filled sunrise over Bagan
So there you have it, 39 of our favourite pics from an epic 2 week adventure in Myanmar, one of the most amazing countries we’ve ever visited!
If we missed anywhere awesome let us know in the comments!
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