Myanmar: On the Road to Mandalay – Bagan

dsc09906Our river journey continued into central Myanmar into the Bagan region. Bagan (known as Pagan during the British Burma period), was the Capital during the 11th to 13th C, and is sometimes referred to as “Myanmar’s Angkor Wat”. Bagan is extensive, thousands of temples are scattered throughout a vast plain of about 50-sq-kms. The temples remain, as they were constructed mainly in brick, while the palaces and other buildings were made from teak and have long since disappeared. Continue reading “Myanmar: On the Road to Mandalay – Bagan”