Stef at Nomadic Boys

Bagan is an ancient town in central Myanmar with over 2,000 temples. We visited Bagan in January 2015 as part of our travels in Myanmar.

We based ourselves in the nearby backpacker friendly town of Nyaung U at Eden Motel and rented bicycles to temple hop our way through the many temples over 3 days, enjoying 2 sunsets and 1 sunrise.

Pagoda selfies, monk spotting and temple fatigue

The pagodas (“payas” in Burmese) are sacred Buddhist tiered towers usually containing a sacred relic from the Buddha. They are fun to climb and from the top you get an impressive 360 degrees view of the entire temple area of Bagan.

Full Story at the Nomadic Boys | Myanmar Gay Travel Resources

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