We had never been to Burma and were intrigued by the political developments there.
The cruise itself was very somfortable witrh an extremely attentive staff and the usual Viking good planning for shore excursions
The stay at Inle Lake was magical, with outstanding accomodations, and the discovery of a waterborne way of life we had never seen before (or since)!
As on the Mekong river the cabins are very small but efficient. The AC was a bit noisy as it was provided by individual units, as opposed to whole ship AC.
The champagne on the lake was unforgetable!
At some point religion gets to be overwhelming