Burma Sites to seeSights of Burma
However, it is still possible to see humans in this way when drifting through the flat water of the flats. Look down into the water to try to watch some of the pelagic animals swim past your vessel. Some of the water animals that inhabit the water are nowhere else in the game!
You will find many small towns around the lakeside, as well as houses standing on stilt stands directly above the waters. Those waterside congregations have school and other community facilities in the middle of the pile dwellings, where the inhabitants depend on a boat for their daily transport. While many of the houses are wooden, you may also see those made of trellis.
While driving past these old-fashioned houses, look out for animals slumbering on the stairs and kids willing to signal as they sparkle with a big smiling face! Lush and crunchy cucumber are grown directly on the shores of the lakeside, while around the lakeside, the fruitful soil is used to cultivate rices, bulbs, carrots and other products.
The salesmen work from the shore as well as from small wood boat and offer a selection of the freshest products and other domestic use. Sales vessels move near enough to the shore for walkers to look around, and lucky buyer vessels move between swimming sellers before they dock to get out and look through other goods.
A vital part of daily living for the local residents is to visit the market in the early mornings. There are several churches and palagodas spread around the area. The Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is a favourite stopover for boaters around Inle Lake. A further favourite place of worship on the shores of Inle is the historical Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery.
It is one of the oldest and biggest abbeys on the shores of the river, with some interesting Buddhistic sculptures and paintings. The name Inthar is the name of the biggest ethnical group living around this area. The Inthar Heritage House wants to conserve and present the vernacular architectural style of the area.
This is a great place to find out more about building and building seascapes and it is also home to many of Burma's finest males! There are a number of garages around the lakeside, among others for the production of textile and sheroots (traditional hand-rolled cigars). You can also find several stalk dining places where you can eat a tasty dinner while enjoying the breathtaking view.
The Red Mountain Estate Vineyards and Winery is located near the lakeside (approx. 3 km away) and offers a comfortable ride on a hired bike. In addition to the admiration of the green vineyards and the wide view of the lakes and the surroundings, guests can also sample a choice of local wine in the stylish pub and dining room.
Inle Lake can be added to your Burma/Myanmar itineraries and see why so many are falling in love it.