After the Mon Bridge, the next thing to do on my itinerary is obviously the boat tour! This lake was damned to hold water, and some villages were flooded as a result. Since the tallest building in a village is often the temple, the temples stick out of the water.
Next to the Mon Bridge is a walkway, and the long boats there take tourists out to explore these derelict temples.
More adventurous tourists, well richer anyway, rent the house rafts. These are sleeping rafts, that are towed around the lake so the tourists can enjoy swimming and sightseeing in their mobile floating home.
I'm not keen on these, they insulate the tourists from the world, better to go shop with the locals, eat with the locals and chat to the locals.
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