- Day 17 - Yangon (again)After a relatively relaxing day yesterday ‘meandering’ from one place to another, shot out of the gates early this morning, skipped breakfast, but consumed my first cup of brewed coffee in 10 days.
The one thing about Myanmar that concerns me Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 18, 2013
- Day 16 - Inle Lake to YangonIt’s the first day of December, but no wintery northern hemisphere weather her in Inle Lake which provides another beautiful sunrise to go with our canal view from both the Villa and Restaurant.
Another beautiful breakfast spread at the hotel and Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 18, 2013
- THE RIVER TO BAGANCheadle Heath conjures up images of cricket and Pims on a sunny Sunday afternoon in a quaint little village green in the home counties. The reality could not be more removed from that, not just geographically. Mandalay creates all Posted by gavinbose in TEMPLES,TEAS,TIGERS & TANTRUMS IN TRAINS | Dec 15, 2014
- Myanmar: een unieke ervaringMercie aan iedereen die commentaar heeft gegeven op mijn blog, niet alleen weet ik dan dat ik niet voor niks uren lig te knutselen maar het is ook voor mij leuk om iets te horen van de andere kant. Sommige Posted by gdaniels in Around the world | Dec 10, 2014
- THE ROAD TO MANDALAY "Welcome to Myanmar". In what would become characteristically friendly greeting, the taxi driver let out a broad smile revealing his blood red beetlenut stained teeth. I had stepped out of Yangon Airport and straight into a gleaming white AC taxi. Posted by gavinbose in TEMPLES,TEAS,TIGERS & TANTRUMS IN TRAINS | Dec 10, 2014
- Myanmar: betelnoot, longyi en thanakaHallo allemaal,
Als deze blog online geraakt in Myanmar dan is dat een klein mirakel. Wifi is hier een luxe en als je het hebt dan is het tergend traag.
Ik ben ondertussen hier al bijna 2 weken en ik hou echt Posted by gdaniels in Around the world | Dec 1, 2014
- Burma (Myanmar) - Teil 3Zurück in Yangon wollten wir uns um unser Indien-Visum kümmern. Träge Internetverbindungen, die das Ausfüllen der Online-Formulare erschwerten, indische Feiertage, welche die Bearbeitung unserer Anträge verzögert hätten, und die Tatsache, dass wir morgens Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Nov 30, 2014
- Burma (Myanmar) - Teil 2Die rund zehnstündige Fahrt auf dem Irrawaddy nutzten wir, um uns auf die vielen Sehenswürdigkeiten in Bagan, dem Ziel unserer Reise auf dem Fluss, vorzubereiten.
Bagan, eine historische Königsstadt und mit über 2000 Sakralbauten eine der bedeut Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Nov 28, 2014
- Burma (Myanmar)Nachdem wir genug frische Bergluft in Yunnan geschnuppert hatten, haben wir uns auf die Weiterreise nach Burma gemacht. Eigentlich wollten wir die Grenze überland passieren, dies ist jedoch nur mit einer Sondergenehmigung möglich, die wir nicht mehr recht Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Nov 26, 2014
- Dag 80 – MandalayBurma, eller Myanmar, som faktiskt aldrig hetat Burma utan bara började kallas för det av britterna under kolonialtiden, är nog ett utav de häftigaste länderna jag besökt.
På många sätt är landet väldigt eftersatt med;
• dåligt utvecklad infrastruktur Posted by mattholm in Wanderlust King | Nov 17, 2014
- October 2014, Myanmar (Burma)October 2014. Myanmar (Burma)
Arrival into Yangon. Another big, crazy, chaotic Asian city – fantastic. The taxi driver emptied us into the bustling street a hundred yards from the hotel leaving us to scramble over the road avoiding scoot Posted by Patrick H. in Patrick Hillman's Travels | Oct 31, 2014
- Adventures in Southeast AsiaI arrived in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) late in the evening. To me, it seems like more of a Western city than Hanoi. I'm trying to limit my spending a little, so I stayed in a hostel for Posted by cschelz in Round the World 2014 | Sep 19, 2014
- City living in YangonYangon used to be the capital of Myanmar until a few years ago when the government, paranoid about naval invasion, decided to build a new city from scratch in the centre of the country. We never went to Nay Pi Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jul 18, 2014
- Ancient temples in BaganFrom the over night bus, we arrived in Bagan very early and straight off the bus we were surrounded by taxi drivers wishing to take us to the town. After some tough negotiation, which started a fight between some of Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jul 11, 2014
- Wet season on Inle Lake; NguanshweWe took an overnight bus from Hsipaw to Nguanshwe. A little different from most other overnight buses, the buses in Myanmar were not sleeper buses, so getting to sleep sitting upright is not ideal. Luckily for me I can usually Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jul 7, 2014
- Trekking in HsipawFrom Mandalay we took the tourist bus to Hsipaw, a village in the north with great access to the minority mountain people of Myanmar such as Shan, Karen and Palaung people. We arrived late in the evening and booked a Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jul 4, 2014
- Making friends in Mandalay, MyanmarThe gang, reduced now to just the boys and I, flew with airasia from Bangkok to Mandalay in the morning and walked from the bus transfer point to garden guesthouse. It was already afternoon so we ate at a local Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jul 1, 2014
- The time stopped in Burma 2 / V Barme sa zastavil cas 2
In Burma we finally experienced the full power of the southwestern monsoon that brings r Posted by zuzana.zav in Are we there yet? | Sep 1, 2014
- The time stopped in Burma / V Barme sa zastavil cas
Burma, officially The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, was one of our top destinations Posted by zuzana.zav in Are we there yet? | Aug 25, 2014
- Magical Myanmar (Phew, this is a bit of a long one, but there is a lot to say about the place - maybe should have done chapters for Myanmar!)
Having followed improvements in the political situation over recent years we have been keen Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | Mar 13, 2014
- Back to realitySadly after 5 days we had to leave Ngapali. On the drive to the airport the road appeared to have made serious progress. New sections were compete that they hadn't started weren't there earlier in the week. Fast workers!
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We woke up to waves crashing just outside the window and watched the sunset over the ocean every night. It was just beautiful. The government strictly limits developm Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Feb 20, 2014
- Anarchic AirportsWe were up at 6am for our flight to Ngapali. We arrived at the tiny airport 90 mins before departure as instructed, but we're not sure why we had to be here so early. After a half hour of nothing, Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Feb 15, 2014
- Perfect Valentines Day in BaganKatie woke up sick this morning, it seems impossible to go on holiday without Katie getting sick at some point. She almost never gets sick at home when she's working all the time - it's as if her body working Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Feb 14, 2014
- Wrong turns in the desertThis morning we got up at 6 to watch the sunrise from a temple nearby that Thien suggested. In our typical style, we couldn't remember its name or where it was (we left the hotel and confidently pointed in opposite Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Feb 13, 2014