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  • 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
  • Burma day 2our first full day and we set off to visit Yangon's famous stupa,Shwedagon.A most impressive complex of buddhas and stupas with fantastic views across the city. Driving out of the city we stopped at the second world war memorial to Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Feb 25, 2017
  • The Road to MandalayThis morning we took a plane after an early breakfast and by 10 o'clock we were driving a rather hot and dry road to mandalay. The countryside is quite dry and sandy but with many trees. Farmers are riding bullock Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Feb 27, 2017
  • Mingalabar from Myanmar!Mingalabar is a standard greeting that means &#8220;Good Luck to You&#8221; in Burmese. My friend Jim and I had a great time in Myanmar- the hands down winner for the country with the highest concentration of Buddhist temples per Posted by travelinglisa in Travelinglisa's Great Adventure | Feb 21, 2017
  • Mandalay, Back in TimeWhen we arrived into Mandalay from Bangkok, its tiny airport reminded me a little of Regina's airport years ago, before any of its renovations. Hot, dusty, dry, and impoverished, the city itself felt a little desolate, at least at first, Posted by Dreamchasers in Adventures by Dreamchasers | Jan 21, 2014
  • The Fields of BaganWe made our way from Mandalay to Bagan winding down the Irawaddy River for twelve hours on a triple decker river boat. It wasn't a luxury liner, but it was clean, comfortable, and more than adequate, with a cafeteria, airplane Posted by Dreamchasers in Adventures by Dreamchasers | Jan 23, 2014
  • Absolutely Amazing Inle LakeWe took an eight hour bus overland from Bagan to Nyaungshwe and Inle Lake, which gave us more opportunities to see the rugged, mountainous terrain of Myanmar, and glimpses into Burmese culture. Inle lake will undoubtedly go down as the Posted by Dreamchasers in Adventures by Dreamchasers | Jan 26, 2014
  • Yangon, Busy and BustlingArriving in the early morning after a twelve hour overnight bus ride from Inle Lake, and catching an evening flight out the next day to Kuala Lumpur, we had very little time to spend in this city and get to Posted by Dreamchasers in Adventures by Dreamchasers | Jan 30, 2014
  • MyanmarThis is a trip I took in January 2017. I left Rome on Dec. 30th, spent the new year eve in Bangkok and then started going around Myanmar from Mandalay. In Bangkok I stayed at [[http://www.woraburi.com/woraburisukhumvit/|Wohraburi hotel]] in Sukumvith ar Posted by xaver in no sense of direction | May 5, 2017
  • Myanmar I have been dreaming of traveling to Burma ever since I first read Rudyard Kipling's poem, Mandalay. I Posted by neena329_cab in So how do I get there? | May 3, 2017
  • Final bitsWe are back in Yangon now after about an hour flight from Sittwe Friday night. Had a great day yesterday around the city. It is so easy to get around as there are taxis everywhere and it costs Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Mar 4, 2017
  • Don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello....We arrived in Mrauk U after a short flight from Ngapali to Sittwe and then 3 hours by car. The contrast couldn't be any greater. Mrauk U sees few tourists - Kelsey said the book says about 5000 Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Mar 2, 2017
  • A good day Went to the market in Thandwe this morning and was the largest we've seen so far. We were the only tourists in sight which was nice. Lots of dried fish and every manner of goods you can imagine. Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Feb 27, 2017
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