Catching the Sun in Bagan

Myanmar, Bagan Guide (B): Catching the Sun in Bagan

Visiting Mandalay and Bagan is incomplete without witnessing the sunrise and sunset amidst the great planes of 4,000 temples and pagodas!

This was the first time that sunrise and sunset was deliberately included in our itinerary, and we didn't regret the early wake-up calls! As it was one of the highlights of our trip. 

Our first afternoon in Mandalay was spent in Mingun. On the way back to city we had short stop at one of Sagaing Hill side bridge, to appreciate the beginning of the skies hues' transformation towards sunset.

Arriving at around 6:15pm, there were quite number of locals hanging out on the bridge, off-course the tourists have already positioned their camera setup, both on and off the bridge.

Would have been nicer if we took a boat ride to see the full length of the bridge. Due to time constraints, we just have to be contented on top of the bridge.

Facing the right side of the bridge, there is a small Buddhist temple by the lake which has a perfect backdrop of the colorful sky. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Catching the Sun in Bagan
Guide Location: Myanmar » Bagan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Ubein Bridge   Manisanda Hotel   That Bin Nyu Temple   Shwesandaw Pagoda   Mingalar Zedi pagoda   Buledi Pagoda   Mandalay Hills  
Author: Angelo John Yap
Read it on author's website: http://saventravel.blogspot.sg/2015/03/capturing-sunrise-and-sunset-in-bagan.html