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Myanmar (Burma), Travel

Pagodas and Temples – Bagan, Myanmar (part 1)

After visiting the larger temples of Shwezigon PagodaHtilominlo Temple and Ananda Temple, I was keen to explore some of the smaller stupas scattered around Bagan.  And we literally only had to walk a few paces from our hotel to do so.  We felt like intrepid explorers as we left the road and wandered across the grassy scrubland to some of the smaller stupas.

While these ones weren’t being frequented by tourists, many had offerings of flowers in them and signs of recent human visitation so they are still being used by the local people as places of worship.

Many had been repaired and even more were in ruins, no doubt over the years the pieces being used to repair others.

For me, this was the highlight of our visit to Myanmar.  No other people around and exploring on our own, through these charming, little ancient buildings.

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To see more about our visit to Myanmar, click here.

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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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3 thoughts on “Pagodas and Temples – Bagan, Myanmar (part 1)

  1. Amazing!

    Posted by cindy knoke | July 17, 2015, 3:14 pm
  2. Gorgeous pictures of the pagodas and temples!

    Posted by Lyn | July 21, 2015, 4:59 am

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