Scaramouchine followed in the footsteps of George Orwell again and enjoyed a gin and tonic in the Strand Hotel bar. An expat feature of colonial Rangoon, the Strand Hotel has […]
Scaramouchine returned to Yangon (formerly Rangon). She ate, she shopped, she explored colonial Burma.
Scaramouchine was not feeling good while in Bagan. The only food she really craved was ice cream and that was difficult to get. Finally, on her last day in Bagan, Scaramouchine went […]
<a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/4772551/?claim=dre9vh4vnpv”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Scaramouchine climbed Shwesandaw for the spectacular sunset, and discovered a bank of paprazzi waiting to shoot the dying rays. The ‘hordes’ agressively protected their […]
Scaramouchine quickly perceived that travel by horse cart was the best way to see Bagan. Scaramouchine discovered that the sustained and alarming vomiting that resulted when riding at the back […]
Sulamani was built in 1183 CE. It set the standard for two-level temples, emphasizing the vertical axis with vertical momentum. It is a multiple floor temple with upper floors narrower […]
One of the best known temples in Bagan, and still in use, is Ananda Pahto. It was built between 1090 and 1105. In 1990 in recognition of its 900th anniversary […]
Sister village and transportation hub to the great archaeological wonder that is Bagan, Scaramouchine wandered Nyaung U early in the morning.