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  • Mandalay, MyanmarThere's a bit less info around about Myanmar so we weren't as sure what to expect, but our visa letter and passports were fine, the ATM spluttered out cash, and we were ushered to a van with other tourists to Posted by TaylorElphicks in The Seafood Chronicles | Dec 23, 2019
  • Into Myanmar - Yangon & MandalayIt was a difficult flight from Sydney. We found two very cheap airfares with Air Asia and thought we had found a bargain. Don't get me wrong, we got there safely but when the air con is on arctic blast Posted by mattld in An Irish and Spanish Abroad | Mar 12, 2019
  • Mandalay, Myanmar “BY THE old Moulmein Pagoda, lookin' lazy at the sea, There's a Burma girl a-settin', and I know she thinks o' me; For the wind is in the palm-trees, and Posted by Nsevers in On the Road Again | Dec 26, 2018
  • LAST DAY IN MYANMAR Impossible to think that this trip is coming to an end and that we have covered as much of this beautiful country as we have. But also, incredible to think of all that we experi Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Feb 3, 2018
  • THE ROAD TO MANDALAY The rest of our group had another early rise. They actually took one of the hot air balloon and flew over Bagan. My incredible fear of heights won out over my FOMO (fear of missin Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jan 31, 2018
  • 3 weeks in Myanmar - Independent backpackingThis is my 3 week itinerary around Myanmar. We aimed to fit as many as possible sites which provide for variety of activities, while deliberately avoiding beaches (this because we had plenty of that on Tiaman island.) [map=993443 lat=19.91967448629387 Posted by dima.safr in Roaming the world | Feb 17, 2017
  • Late arrival in Kuala LumpurAfter nearly a month in Myanmar, we'd reached our final hours. Our flight and shuttle were late enough that we could have a nice breakfast at the hostel and relax for a bit. On the menu this morning were eggs, Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Oct 14, 2016
  • Busy day in MandalayThere weren't a lot of early risers in our dorm except for the man who was meditating in his bed for an hour. Breakfast spoiled us again with endless toast, juice, tea, eggs and generous fruit plates. We also met Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Sep 19, 2016
  • A long journey from Hsipaw to MandalayOur last buffet breakfast was good though there weren't any pancakes, but some rice porridge to bring back memories of Chengdu where we ate more of it. We thanked the staff for feeding us so well over the past few Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Sep 13, 2016
  • Mandalay Temples and Stunning U-Bein bridgeWe rental half decent bicycles and got the tires pumped up. Then we headed for 62nd street. We passed the walls and moat that now hosted a military/government activity as well as a museum. We enjoyed the teak Shwenadaw Kyawk Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Aug 1, 2016
  • Sunrise over BaganFinally, we had enough energy to tackle a bike ride to see sunrise. The staff were up too so we could rent the bike for the dark and chilly venture. There was a little traffic but we stayed safe enough. Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Jul 29, 2016
  • MyanmarThis week I went to Mandalay, Bagan, and Inle Lake in Myanmar. It was really interesting to visit Myanmar again after seeing Yangon Myanmar on Semester at Sea. The first time I was there I could only compare Myanmar to Posted by juliaaugh in Thailand 2016 | May 28, 2016
  • Discovering Myanmar (Part 1)[center][/center] © The Wind Riders. All rights reserved. Hello travellers, We’re a family of three who love to travel. Getting ready for our next big trip to Europe and North Afr Posted by The Wind Riders in The Wind Riders | Oct 28, 2015
  • On the road to Mandalay...[center]Dear Blogasphere, it has been a long time since my last entry, and for this I can only apologise! I find myself once again on foreign soil - this time I have moved to Mandalay in Myanmar (formally Burma) for another Posted by Lady Mantle in Lady M's Worldwide Adventures | Sep 5, 2015
  • I want to be a Burmese monk...Why you may ask? Well these guys have got it all....smart phones, motorbikes, free train tickets and a free breakfast every morning courtesy of the locals as part of their morning walk around (unlike in Laos there were no tourists Posted by stuhutchuk in A One Way Ticket To Bangkok | Apr 25, 2015
  • Day 21 - Yangon to Perth (via Singapore)D-Day, Departure Day. Definitely the saddest day of every trip is to leave a fantastic country, with the friendliest people, greats sights, too many pagodas and malaria tablets (of more concern). Breakfast is so early this morning, as I am to Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 21, 2013
  • 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
  • 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
  • Day 12 - Mandalay to Inle LakeThe morning starts early as so many have, as we arrive at the airport for our flight to Inle Lake. Before the plane get to full flight we are already coming back down and the flight takes a whole 45 Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 2, 2013
  • Day 11 - Mandalay (Side trip to Pyin Oo Lwin)Today it's the side trip to Pyin Oo Lwin. First stop though takes us to Mankala Primary School which caters for years PP to 3. The kids are fantastic and greet us in English all in unison. Stationary is offloaded to Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 2, 2013
  • Day 10 - Mandalay (Side trip to Ava Island)We gear up today for our side trip to the beautiful Ava Island about 30 mins from Mandalay City. On the way there is a short stop at the Paleik snake monastery where you can see the bathing of the Burmese Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 2, 2013
  • Day 9 - Mandalay (side trip to Mingun)Up a little early and did not get much sleep last night so a cruisy day might be nice. We first head to Mandalay Fort and Palace which as the old capital of Myanmar housed the royal family. The shear amount Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 2, 2013
  • Day 8 - MandalayAfter a simple continental breakfast we take the drive 12km drive to Amarapura to the see the famously U Bein bridge which is the longest fully teak bridge in the world measuring 1.5 kilometres in length. The bridge is quite Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 2, 2013
  • Day 7 - Bagan to MandalayUp at 4:30am this morning no breakfast to rush to the docks leaving Bagan behind to catch the 11 hour boat ride to Mandalay our next stop on the trip. The boat is nothing special but does the job but Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 2, 2013
  • Mandalay Day 2===We started our Mandalay city tour at Shwe Kyaung Monastery. The teak constructed monastery survived World War 2 bombing and is the lone example of 19th century Myanmar style in the palace area.=== [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/495486/larg Posted by mjschrum in Meanderings in Myanmar | Oct 14, 2013
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