Myanmar was our first destination of this trip and one of the first things the search engines are showing you when you try to see how the field of temples look like, are the balloons over Bagan.
We had never been on a balloon ride before, so this was kind of special.
The first thing you need to know: it is expensive. When we saw the price of 380usd for a 50min ride, we were very hesitant to splurge on this activity. We were on the beginning of a 3 month trip which will include Australia and New Zealand (not exactly cheap destinations), so we had to be careful with our budget. After some reflection though, we decided to take it and were so glad we did it.