It’s difficult to move with our big backpacks. Yes, we have an ukulele and a camera stand but still. Sometimes it’s nice to be more mobile and move around without all the extra luggage. So we rented a scooter in Tagbilaran (400P/day) and left our bug bags in the cheap Hats Inn (350P/night). We saw the amazing Chocolate hills and soent the night just outside of Carmen in Banlasan lodge (400P/night) and they have a pool. The weather was not so good so we had to make a…

We rented a motorbike (12.000 MMK or 10 eur, gas 1 l for 1000 MMK or 0,8 eur) and went on the roads of Mandalay. We saw the Gold Pounder’s district where they make gold leaves to put on the Buddha statues for good luck. And then we wanted to see the old capital of Inwa. But first thing’s first. Mic needed a haircut and a shave to avoid the production of those curls. We found a salon where we spent more than an hour (?!). He was…

We’re enjoying the comfort of our own place very much. I’m trying out my watercolors, Mic is working on his book and of course, his online work. But we still venture out from time to time 🙂 On a rented scooter we visited a Coffee plantation on the way to Batur. They grow spices and coffee, they’re famous for Kopi Luwak – poop coffee! 😀