Irrawaddy River


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Noun1.Irrawaddy River - the main river of Myanmar rising in the north and flowing south through the length of Burma to empty into the Andaman SeaIrrawaddy River - the main river of Myanmar rising in the north and flowing south through the length of Burma to empty into the Andaman Sea
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Overlooking the sweeping landscape from a bird's eye view also affords you a panoramic vista that stretches right out to the horizon, where the mystical land meets the banks of the Irrawaddy river. Step inside the cool of the pagodas and stupas to find statues of the Buddha as well as intricate frescoes and carvings that envelop you in spiritual calm.
But their habitat lies in the country's central dry zone, a low-lying plain astride the Irrawaddy River where water shortages are rife in the hot season.
The Irrawaddy River is "our mother" and is at risk of being lost "to the greed of a superpower," he said.
THE DEAL An evening cycle to the Red Mountain estate is featured in Steppes Travel's Highlights of Myanmar itinerary, a 13-day whistlestop tour that combines Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan, with a boat ride on Irrawaddy river and a lakeside idyll at Inle.
In 1934, when the British built the Ava Bridge, spanning the Irrawaddy River between Sagaing and Ava (or Inwa) close to Mandalay, the poet Nandawshay Hsaya Tin composed a lament for the sampan rowers who'd be put out of work.
We'd be on that boat for the next three days in hopes of seeing Irrawaddy River dolphins and their amazing interactions with the local fishers.
Some hostels in Bagan offer a cruise of the Irrawaddy River during sunset for a minimal fee.
This threatens the breeding grounds of the endangered Ganges and Irrawaddy river dolphins.
The RV Mekong Pandaw, built in 2002, is a replica of the heritage paddle steamers that sailed the Irrawaddy River from the 1860s to the 1940s.