We spent 10 days at the Payar Taung Monastery, a couple of hours south of Nyaung Shwe and Inle lake. There we volunteered as teachers of english and computer programmes. This is our experience.
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We follow a rumor about a cheap three day guided hike to the mountain city of Kalaw. From there we walk to our destination Nyaung Shwe, north of Inle Lake.
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This explains how we got from Shillong to Mandalay via the land border of Moreh/Tamu.
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