Win A Trip To South Africa

download

A simple contest and you can win a free trip to South Africa, courtesy Expedia.

Good luck to everyone !

You can participate here.

For Instagram

For photo blog http://deepakacharya.wordpress.com/

Thank You 🙂

Win A 10-Day Italian & Austrian Tour For Two

27867280_10160076429735644_6268163620895739242_n.jpg

Happy New Year guys !!! I hope you all had awesome time on New Year.

I am back with a new international travel contest.

Win a 10-day Italian & Austrian tour for two, courtesy Intrepid Travel and Lonely Planet

Don’t miss the great opportunity to be part of the global competition.

You can participate here.

Good luck to everyone.

You can also follow my other accounts here.

For Instagram

For photo blog http://deepakacharya.wordpress.com/

Thank You 🙂

Hostel Review – Tubotel

During a short getaway to Langalawi, I stayed at a beautiful hostel Tubotel, which was highly recommended by various travel forums. Located on Sungai Chenang (Chenang River), Tubotel provides breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset.

IMG_20191014_101324

IMG_20191014_094922

IMG_20191014_094235

IMG_20191014_085103

IMG_20191014_085058

IMG_20191014_085048

Their barrel-like rooms, made of huge drainage pipes, are vibrant and colorful. As it was off season, I was lucky to get an entire room for myself. Staff there are very courteous and helpful. Tubotel has a full-fledged bar and there is also provision for private rooms. I must say till now, one of the best hostels I have ever stayed.

IMG_20191013_080245

IMG_20191013_080221

IMG_20191013_080203

IMG_20191013_080137

IMG_20191013_080128

IMG_20191013_080124

IMG_20191013_080040

You can also follow my other accounts here.

For Instagram

For photo blog http://deepakacharya.wordpress.com/

Thank You 🙂

How To Explore Mandalay’s Impressive Monasteries

Some of Mandalay’s best known pagodas are situated close to each other, which I was not aware of.

I hired a local guy to show me some of the well-known monuments in the area, but later on I realized that if I knew how to drive, I could have easily explored the place without any assistance.

One of the monuments, which we saw was Shwenandaw Monastery.

IMG_9538

IMG_9541

It’s impressive architectural beauty blew my mind. Built in 1878 by King Thibaw Min, this monastery is best known for its teak carvings of Buddhist myths.

IMG_9547

The traditional Burmese architectural style is quite pervasive in the monastery, which is also known as Golden Palace Monastery, because it used to be a part of the Mandalay Royal Palace.

IMG_9550

IMG_9557

IMG_9548

IMG_9550

IMG_9552

IMG_9558

After Shwenandaw, we moved to Atumashi Monastery, which was built in 1857 by King Mindon at a cost of 500,000 rupees.

IMG_9562

IMG_9564

IMG_9565

IMG_9567

IMG_9575

IMG_9578

IMG_9566

Considered to be one of Southeast Asia’s most impressive buildings, the monastery is surrounded by five graduated rectangular terraces.

The Atumashi Kyaung is located near the Kuthodaw Pagoda.

You can also follow my other accounts here.

For Instagram

For photo blog http://deepakacharya.wordpress.com/

Thank You 🙂