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  • MandalayWe left Hsipaw by train heading to Mandalay. As the train stops for 1.5 hours at Pyin Oo Lwin and this is only a 2 hour drive from Mandalay we decided to ditch the train and take a shared taxi Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • HsipawWe arrived at Pyin Oo Lwin train station to find that our train was already running late. It also spent a long time in the station as three more carriages were added to the train, doubling its length, before we Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • Pyin Oo LwinWe left Bagan and headed for the old British hill station of Pyin Oo Lwin which is at about 3500ft above sea level and so it has a "cooler" climate (still 30C). This makes it a popular get away from Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • BaganOur next stop was Nyaung U, one of the small towns of the Bagan area. Bagan is famous for its temples which date back to the 9th century. There are at least 2,000 of them, ranging in size from a Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • Inle LakeOur journey took us north from Hpa-An to Shan State to the town of Nyaung Shwe which is in close proximity to the much-visited Inle Lake. We had to get two buses: first a local bus back to Yangon and Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • Hpa-AnWe decided to swerve another bus journey and instead take the boat to our next destination, Hpa-An. We arrived at the jetty to find we were the only people on the boat, not a vast surprise given how few tourists Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • MawlamyineWe planned to take the VIP night bus from Yangon to Mawlamyine. However, our hotel informed us that when they went to book the tickets that this bus wasn't running so we were on the normal night bus. This set Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • YangonA short flight from Bangkok saw us arrive in Yangon, a former capital city of Myanmar (to be honest, most places seem to have been the capital at some point, but Yangon is the most recent former capital!). We were Posted by aliceandguy in Alice and Guy do SE Asia | Aug 4, 2017
  • Magical, Mysterious and MarvellousWhen the country of Myanmar is mentioned, one would most probably associate it with the temples of Bagan. Some three thousand temples big and small which make up the landscape. I doubt there would be anyone who says that Bagan Posted by NZ_France in Blogs 2009 - 2017 | Nov 10, 2015
  • Crusing To The Heart Of MyanmarIf you're thinking of heading north from Bagan to Mandalay then I would recommend taking the boat up stream. This was a great journey but also a long one as you are going against the current. It took us Posted by NZ_France in Blogs 2009 - 2017 | Nov 10, 2015
  • Exploring YangonMyanmar is a country that has a lot to offer and we were really looking forward to making the most out of every moment. We arrived in to Yangon on the full moon public holiday so fireworks greeted us as Posted by NZ_France in Blogs 2009 - 2017 | Oct 19, 2015
  • Life On Inle LakeWow! The infamous Inle Lake! What a fantastic place. Getting around Myanmar is actually easy and just like their neighbours offer overnight VIP buses. We took one of these from Yangon to Inle Lake at a cost of only 9 Posted by NZ_France in Blogs 2009 - 2017 | Nov 10, 2015
  • Is This Really Yangon?! What?! Rangoon is gone; not only in name as it is now called Yangon. We recognized nothing of the Rangoon of 1985 when we were last here. Even the Strand Hotel, where we ate a lobster after months of Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Feb 12, 2017
  • Myanmar Dusty Delight We love this country! Having come from India, it's almost quiet and clean here. It isn't really, but it's like knocking your head against the wall, it feels so good when you stop. Seriously Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Feb 19, 2017
  • Who Knew?!Honestly, who knew...?! 1) that Pyin Oo Lwin, a small town in northern Myanmar, could have such beautiful botanical gardens? We stretched out a couple hour visit to a whole day, riding our bikes, wandering, taking photos, Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Feb 28, 2017
  • Lots of walking,boat ride and rickshawGreat sleep in and got up at 8.30am. Air con did end up cooling down the room and it was lovely and dark with the private curtains around each bed Had the free breakfast of toast & jam and Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Aug 8, 2015
  • Circular Train and Shwedagon PagodaChecked out but left my luggage behind to collect later.Heading to the railway Station I saw one of the many betel nut sellers. The Circular Train cost 1000K, went for 50 km and took Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Aug 9, 2015
  • Travel day to Bangkok and then BrisbaneSuch a nice hostel. Has the best rainforest showers. Interesting breakfast of cold Burmese foods that I enjoyed. I worked at the hostel and then headed out the airport. Drove past Inya lake a massive reservoir built by the British Taxi Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Aug 10, 2015
  • Myanmar - love visiting a new countryFlew out of Phnom Penh for Bangkok at 10am. I stored my luggage in Suvarnabhumi airport and caught the free shuttle bus over to Don Muang airport. The ride was just under 1 hour. I checked in on Air Asia Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Aug 7, 2015
  • Flight Bangkok Mandalay Air ASIA.Hotel Moe Thee Manadalay Posted by Pdh61 in Europe & Asia 2014 | Nov 9, 2014
  • Short Trip to Myanmar (Burma)<b></b>It's not everyday that the allure of cheap market shopping, tat, and fake goods will get M out of bed early. However the thought of ticking off another country visited on his travelpod blog did. Chiang Rai is only 61kms from Posted by mktravels in Winter Sun 2016 | Jan 23, 2016
  • YangonMy first visit to Mynmar was when I travelled to the lesser known small border town of Tachileik slightly more than 5 years ago. Tachileik is a tiny little town which is located at the border of Mynmar and Thailand. Posted by kidd27 in From Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City | Jun 17, 2017
  • En Route to JakartaWe were ready at 7 to get a taxi to the airport as were advised it can take up to 2 hours but it only took us 30 mins.We found a comfy seat with the air con and waited patiently Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 9, 2017
  • Bagan day 2This morning we got up early again for the highlight of the tour,the early morning balloon ride over Bagan. Unfortunately the pickup from the hotel was late but it was a real 15 minute delay so we soon boarded a Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 3, 2017
  • Driving to KalawOur first stop after leaving bagan was a toddy palm farm. We were shown all aspects of the process and the other agricultural products of the area. The fields appeared to be fallow and we couldn't work out was the Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 4, 2017
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