Tag: Myanmar

Mandalay Day 4

Day of sightseeing.  Golden Monastries, Royal palaces, watch towers and the greatest of all treats on this visit. The Kuthoda ‘Book’ Pagoda. What a place!  With 729 little white temples in acres of land- housing life sizes pages from the Buddhist Holy Book inscripted on tall tablets. Hence the title of ‘Biggest Book in the World’. I…




Irrawaddy Literature Festival

Mandalay 3rd day. Fabulous end to the Irrawady literature festival, with more lively and enjoyable sessions, speeches, gala dinner, interactions, including the appearance of one of the sons of Burmese prince, come to attend a session about his grandfather, the former deposed king of Burma. Dances and puppetry ended it.  The venue of Mandalay Hills Resort Hotel…




Irrawaddy Literature Festival

We thought we’d share some of our images gathered here in Mandalay , Myanmar from Irrawaddy Literature Festival 2014. Comment, review, share and tweet (note: we love tweeting but the world of twitter can be very distracting) with all the usual social media widgets found on various locations of this wonderful webpage. Blog sharing experiences…