Blog Posts - Inle Lake



5 locuri de neratat in Myanmar

La sfarsitul anului 2011, secretarul de stat american Hillary Clinton vizita Myanmarul. Era primul oficial american de rang inalt care vizita acest stat-paria in ultimii 50 de ani si o intalnea pe Aung San Suu Kyi, simbolul rezistentei democratice my...
by Imperator travel on Dec 8, 2016

5 locuri de neratat in Myanmar

La sfarsitul anului 2011, secretarul de stat american Hillary Clinton vizita Myanmarul. Era primul oficial american de rang inalt care vizita acest stat-paria in ultimii 50 de ani si o intalnea pe Aung San Suu Kyi, simbolul rezistentei democratice my...
by Imperator travel on Dec 8, 2016

Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival, Inle Lake, Myanmar

Also see: Our photography tour to Myanmar in October It was a festival morning. About a hundred or so boats had gathered as a long thick band in the middle of the lake, waiting for the procession to pass by. A hundred boats would seem like a lot, bu...
by India Travel Blog on Mar 23, 2016

Placid, Profitable and Picturesque Inle Lake

Inle Lake in Myanmar is an important body of water not only to the country’s tourism industry but also because it sustains about 150,000 people living in more than 200 villages on or around the lake. Most are called Intha people, which literally me...
by Cush Travel on Dec 14, 2015

Myanmar – PaO people near Inle Lake – Life off the grid in remote Shan Hills

Living just a few kilometers away from the bustling settlements and well-worn paths around Myanmar’s Inle Lake are villages that still live off the grid. A strong sense of community has helped them adapt to the modern world and continue to su...
by India Travel Blog on May 16, 2015

Faces on Friday - Children - Inle Lake - Myanmar

Children again for my Faces on Friday feature, as they make such enthusiastic and willing subjects.  If you are interested in seeing more photos of my travels in Myanmar, you will find another post about Inle Lake here.
by Travel Tales on May 15, 2015

Faces on Friday - Child Portrait - Inle Lake - Myanmar

Once again this week I have chosen to feature another delightful child that I captured on my camera during my travels.  This child was living in a stilt house on Inle Lake in Myanmar, completely at ease with their surroundings, as you can see fr...
by Travel Tales on May 1, 2015

World at Work - Fabric Weaving - Inle Lake - Myanmar

For my latest World at Work post I have chosen to share a visit to a Fabric Weaving Centre in Inle LakeI am also sharing this post today with Our World TuesdayIf you are interested in reading more about my trip to wonderful Myanmar please v...
by LindyLouMac's World in Photos on Jan 20, 2015

World at Work - Cigar Making - Inle Lake - Myanmar.

For my latest World at Work post I have chosen to share a visit to a Cigar Making Centre in Inle LakeI am also sharing this post today with Our World TuesdayIf you are interested in reading more about my trip to wonderful Myanmar please vis...

Inle Lake - Impressions of Myanmar - Burma

Our next destination in Myanmar was Inle Lake, where we were based in Nyaung Shwe at the Aquarius Inn. The town is the oldest of the Intha settlements around the lake. With the recent revival of tourism the town has grown considerably and is a good b...
by Travel Tales on Dec 8, 2014

Inle Lake Boat Tour Chronicles Part 7 – Monasteries Overload

After our trip to Indein, we then went for a late lunch in one of the ‘floating restaurants’. I wasn’t expecting much since I didn’t read anything about food in Inle and I was surprised in a good way when our food was served.
by flipnomad on Oct 14, 2014

Inle Lake Boat Tour Chronicles Part 6 – Ancient Ruins of Indein

After our trip to the local market, we immediately proceeded to the ancient ruins of Indein. We didn’t know much about this place since the whole itinerary was arranged by the other two travelers that we were with. They told us that it was a ni...
by flipnomad on Oct 7, 2014

Inle Lake Boat Tour Chronicles Part 5 – A Visit to the Local Market

On our second day of boat tour, our first destination was a local market near the floating gardens. I was ecstatic to see the market as it has been one of my favorite places to visit in all the countries that I have been to in my travels. I always se...
by flipnomad on Sep 30, 2014

Inle Lake Boat Tour Chronicles Part 4 – Floating Ruins of Sangkar

After visiting Takheung Mwetaw Paya, we then went to the other side of South Inle where we saw what seemed to me from a distance as a ‘Floating Ruins’. But as we get nearer, it finally dawned to me that the lake engulfed most of the templ...
by flipnomad on Sep 23, 2014

Inle Lake Boat Tour Chronicles Part 3 – Takhaung Mwetaw Paya

On our first day of the boat tour, we spent almost half of the day traveling from Nyaung Shwe to the South of Inle (Sangkar). We also got stranded along the way due to the huge number of water lilies, water hyacinths and other water plants that block...
by flipnomad on Sep 16, 2014

Inle Lake Boat Tour Chronicles Part 2 – Stranded

After a few hours of traveling by boat from Nyaung Shwe and across Inle Lake, we dock nearby a small wooden bridge without knowing why. Our boatman instructed us to get off the boat and wait at the small local shop. At first I thought that it was pa...
by flipnomad on Sep 9, 2014

Inle Lake Boat Tour Chronicles Part 1 – Arranging Our Trip

We arrived in Nyaung Shwe around 5 in the morning and searched for hostels with the help of the taxi that we rode at the junction. After almost half an hour driving around town and looking for the cheapest place that we could stay in, we decided to...
by flipnomad on Sep 2, 2014

Nyaung Shwe – Gateway to Inle lake

Nyaung Shwe is the jump off point for tourists who are visiting Inle Lake. It’s here where you could find hotels, hostels, restaurants and travel agencies that could arrange your trip to various points of Inle Lake. It also serve as the docking...
by flipnomad on Aug 26, 2014

Inle’s Floating Gardens and some Buddhist Hypocrisy

After visiting the temple, we got back on our boat and headed into another floating village. This one was even more photogenic than the first and I shot another 200 photos. By now the sun was at its hottest, but I still had no interest in holding an...
by Funny Travel Stories on Jun 25, 2014

Village Life on Inle Lake…Yes, it Includes Souvenir Shops

After puttering down the lake for a while, we eventually arrived at the village of Ywama to visit a local market. Our driver parked our boat and dropped us off at a long, covered walkway lined with makeshift stalls manned by local vendors. The vendor...
by Funny Travel Stories on Jun 11, 2014


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