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Amara River Cruise
Day 5

 
 

Irrawaddy Steamer heading upstream; how do they stay afloat?

 

 
 

Approaching Mingun

 

 
 

Moored at Mingun

 

 
 

Running the gauntlet of souvenir sellers

 

 
 

Mingun. Although we climbed the pagoda, in view of its unstable state and the fact that they have eathquakes in Burma from time to time I did not feel comfortable at the top.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

View from the top of Mingun Pagoda. The building with the red roof houses the Mingun bell.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

The Mingun bell

 

 
 

 

 
 

Fruit seller

 

 
 

 

 
 

Mya Thein Dan Pagoda

 

 
 

 

 
 

The energetic climbed to the top.......

 

 
 

Whilst others enjoyed the view from the bottom!

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Group photo before Sylvia and Hartmut left for Mandalay

Back row L to R: Barclay, Marlene, Sue, Anetta, Hartmut, Jean-Paul, and Jacques
Front Row L to R: Berndt, Mick, Ann-Michelle, Sylvia and Christine