Sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy River in Bagan

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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS PRESENTATION HERE: http://www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda/myanmar19-bagan Thank you! A sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy River to watch in awe as the sun sets over the plain of thousand of temples and the far bank of the river

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Myanmar! 19 Mingalaba

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Bagan, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples in the world. Tourists alike gather every evening to view the spectacular Bagan sunset. At dusk, the river comes to life in beautiful warm evening hues.

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Irrawaddy River

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Irrawaddy River, Burmese Ayeyarwady,  principal river of Myanmar (formerly Burma), running through the centre of the country. Myanmar’s most important commercial waterway, it is about 1,350 miles (2,170 km) long. Its name is believed to derive from the Sanskrit term airāvatī, meaning “elephant river.” The river flows wholly within the territory of Myanmar. Its total drainage area is about 158,700 square miles (411,000 square km). Its valley forms the historical, cultural, and economic heartland of Myanmar

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large Martaban jars used to store water throughout rural Myanmar

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Bupaya Pagoda

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Bupaya Pagoda

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Our sunset cruise started at the foot of Bupaya

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Text: Internet Pictures: Sanda Foişoreanu & Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda Sound : Mar Mar Aye - May Kwet Ko Shar (with Myanmar Orchids)

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