Just when you think you've surely seen all the Buddhas in Myanmar, you visit a temple on your last day of touring that contains 500,000+ statues. The Mohnyin Thambuddhei Phya was originally … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: 500,000 Buddhas In Monywa, Myanmar
One of my favorite sights in Myanmar was the pots of "traveler water" scattered throughout every village and along every roadway. Historically it was intended for monks making their way to and fro, … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: Pottery of Yandabo, Myanmar
"They make one of the finest sights in the world, exquisitely finished, splendid, and costly. When illuminated by the sun they are especially brilliants and can be seen from a great distance."- Marco … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: Stupa Strewn Bagan, Myanmar
This morning we enjoyed a leisurely sail up the Irrawaddy River. Alternating through a landscape of brown sandbars and lush green forest canopies, the banks of the Irrawaddy are dotted with … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: Village Life in Ohn Ne Choung, Myanmar
Yesterday we transferred quickly and easily from Inle Lake to Mandalay. While we waited for the previous Viking passengers to disembark the ship, we enjoyed a coach tour of the city. We stopped … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: World’s Largest Book & U Bein Bridge, Myanmar
CroisiEurope has 31 ships in its river cruise fleet with the MS Elbe Princesse as the newest edition. The company's portfolio includes travel on several rivers in Europe and on a few in Southeast … [Read more...] about CroisiEurope: What Are Its Smallest, Largest and Most Common Stateroom Sizes?