Trekking from Kalaw to Inlay Lake – Part 2

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On the way to work

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It is not allowed to cut trees anymore – and did you see a lot left on the pictures?? so now the people build stone houses. Looks not so nice – but much better for the environment. Good thing that they have everything they need in front of the villages. They shred the stone and mix it with water and chalk – leave it overnight and press it the next morning. Than they let it dry for a week or longer – voilĂ  – ready to build walls.

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Ricecake seller

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We made it to the lake and go with the boat to the other end. That was a nice 2.5 days tour. Next time I might do this in 4 days to see some more…

Myanmar – Hiking from Kalaw to Inlay Lake

Nothing changed in Yangon since last time so I did not bother to make pictures and i do not want to bore you with the same same too much. At surfdog.de you find a lot of them 🙂
Did take the bus up to Kalaw with a stop in Pyai.

Hiking from Kalaw to Inlay Lake

The best way to get down to the lake is hiking. Take at last 3 days to see some of the villages along the way. At the time of writing there was only one street that we crossed before reaching the lake!

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Hanging out near the river

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This time I hiked down from Kalaw to the Lake. Together with a German girl, our guide and a cook. This was in the morning the view from our window.

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Breakfast

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Local truck and bus

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A camera friendly water buffalo

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Friendly kids all over the villages

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I have a few nice pictures of the baby buffalo

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before

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after