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1. Posted by philmelb (Budding Member 9 posts) 1y

I travel solo and won't do group tours though I'm happy with local guides and don't mind riding on the back of a motorbike. I tried to book a flight to Myitkyina for the Moana Festival but received a reply that foreigners are not permitted there. Checked the newspapers and there's fighting in Kachin State. So, back to the drawing board. I wanted to return south by boat. I have the 28 days from January 7 allowed and have booked a balloon ride over Bagan for 16, the only date I have. I prefer villages to big cities.

I would be most grateful for advice and if a local reads this, I'd be happy to meet up in Yangon on January 7 or 8.

Thanks
Marylou

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