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Amara River Cruise
Bhamaw to Mandalay
Going Aboard and Day 1.


Our first glimpse of Amara 1, moored south of Bhamaw



Settling in.



Night falls on our first evening aboard



Reed Collecting





The reed collectors live in temporary huts on the sand spit... total contrast to the luxury aboard the Amara cruise boat



The reeds are cut to length, split and left to dry on the sand spit





Ready for breakfast



Relaxing as the cruise gets under way



Approaching the Second Defile



The Second Defile



The well equipped cabin



Our first trip ashore to Kyun Taw



Kyun Taw Pagoda



Kyun Taw

Back to Amara 1





Relaxing before dinner



Sunsets on the Irrawaddy after an enjoyable first day