Mandalay – celebrated by Rudyard Kipling ‘s Barrack Room Ballad, Mandalay, in 1891, as well as Ian Dury’s Rhythm Stick lyrics nearly a century later:
It holds a dreamy place in any wannabe traveller’s heart. Burma’s second city was founded in 1857 in the shadow of Mandalay Hill.
The pace of life to this day runs in sync with the gentle flow of the Irrawaddy River that links Mandalay and the Temples of Bagan ….
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