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Burma Buddhas

A rare chance to visit Burma for a short visit.

Beauty everywhere, such friendly people

The daytrip you MUST do from Yangon

The ferry to Dalah is an experience in itself. There is a huge iron waiting hall, crammed with impatient passengers jostling at the gates. We buy our tickets from a man in a back office, rummaging for the ticket pad on a heavy wooden desk covered in papers flapping in the intermittent breeze from a clicking, whirring electric fan. 2,060 more words


Hsipaw - trekking in Myanmar


We heard Hsipaw (pronounced see-paw) had better treks than Inle Lake so we headed there from Mandalay. The cheapest way up north was to book a seat in a shared taxi. 1,166 more words



28th – 29th December 2014

A little later start for us after an awesome nights sleep brought upon by sheer exhaustion from our trek!! After a breakfast of stodgy pancakes we finished packing up our bags and checked out of the craziness that is the Golden Lily. 428 more words


Monks of Mandalay

A few portraits from various temples and monasteries in Mandalay.