Things to do in Mandalay

Take yourself to Gaw Wein Jetty on a Saturday and watch the local women hang out their colourful washing to dry. Climb Mandalay Hill or take a taxi to the top, hop on the escalators for a fantastic view of the city from Su Taung Pyai Pagoda. Watch the sun set at U Bein bridge in nearby Amarapura. Admire the […]

Khin Nyein Thu – our fantastic Myanmar guide

I have enthused previously about the importance of having the right guide on a trip to a new destination. Khin was our guide as we travelled down the Irrawaddy with   Sanctuary We had set sail fromGaw Wein Jetty in Mandalay ……..and our first explore ashore was with Khin. Khin is a knowledgeable young lady, university educated and very friendly, […]