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Myanmar (Burma), Travel

Ancient stupas at Shwe Inn Tain Pagoda – Inle Lake, Myanmar

The Shwe Inn Tain Pagoda complex was pretty amazing, so I figured a second post about it with a few more photos was in order.  The first post is the Ruins and Ruining of Shwe Inn Tain Pagoda.

As a reminder, The Shwe Inn Tain pagoda is near the Inn Dain Khone village on the western bank of Inle Lake.  There are 1054 pagodas, built between 14th & 18th Centuries.

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With visible cracks through the building and knowing how quickly an earthquake can strike and the damage it can do, we declined going inside.P1220733P1220734P1220736P1220737P1220738P1220700P1220704P1220707P1220708P1220710P1220712P1220713P1220714P1220715P1220716P1220723P1220785

While we were in the Shwe Inn Tain area, we also visited the Shwe Inn Tain Monastery and a small market as well as taking a walk through some of the local villages and visited a school.

To see more about our visit to Myanmar, click here.  Upcoming posts about Bagan and more on Inle Lake will be coming in the next few weeks, so be sure to follow my blog.

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Slight fixation with socks. At last count, I had enough pairs of socks to last 14 weeks without having repeat a pair. IT geek by profession. Disney nut. 3rd world loan shark (http://Kiva.org ). Finds humour in the inappropriate. Holiday planner extraordinaire. Mum to doglets. Crazy Dachshund lady.

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