Around the city are a couple of interesting
things to do
one of it is a
trip to the cave pagodas at Powintaung.
Crossing the Chindwin river is already a
kind of a adventure by itself. A dusty area,
thinly populated and extending into
The Chindwin is
the major tributary of the Irrawaddy and
both have their source in the northern
mountains at the border to China and India
here not a wild gusting water anymore but a
broad stream moving through the hills.
It's quite dry
and flat only the caves are carved into a