After touring in Myanmar and enjoying Myanmar’s splendid sights at Lei Thar Gone you might, first of all, enjoy lazing around the pool and admiring the wonderful view from Lei Thar Gone. But there is more to do here.
Salay is an ancient town filled with cultural properties. Some archaeologists assumed Salay was a place of flourishing Pyu culture. My presentation was not on a point of archaeologist view but of an ordinary traveler.
Yoke-sone Kyaung ( a 19th-century wooden monastery ) with exquisite wooden carvings, and also as the birthplace of one of Myanmar’s greatest poets and authors, Sale U Ponnya. It also houses a museum to celebrate U Ponnya’s life and works.
Tourists can now visit the ancient historical cities of Myanmar by rail or car from Yangon to Bagan and onwards to Mandalay and back, doing a round trip seeing different places on the way out and coming back.
On 14 November 1885, British Army Officer John Prendergast and his ten thousand soldiers with full arms and ammunition started the offensive on warships of Naval Brigade from Thayetmyo Township to upper Myanmar along the Ayeyawaddy River.