Category Archives: Myanmar

FInal thoughts on Myanmar

As we leave Myanmar, we tried to gather our thoughts about how we felt about this country. We are very glad we visited and experienced Myanmar. There are quite a few amazing things about this country. But it is also … Continue reading

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A few days in Yangon

Given that we had four full days in Yangon, we decided to take things slow and easy. The city is hot, noisy, busy and dusty and the last thing we wanted to do was exhaust ourselves each day. Our first … Continue reading

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Touring the Temples of Bagan (and our first injury)

Bagan is considerably smaller than Mandalay and considerably more touristy. Most people spend only 2-3 days here, as the only thing to do is visit temples and pagodas and it is a hot and dusty part of Myanmar.  (Actually, you … Continue reading

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Taken for a Ride around Mandalay

On our last day in Mandalay we decided to hire a taxi to take us on a tour of the sights outside of the city. That means on the second to last day we had to find a taxi driver. … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Mandalay

Whoo hooo!  We have internet access.  Kind of, sort of.  It is very slow (remember dial up speed?), but we both needed some downtime after walking miles and miles around Mandalay over the last two days. Neither of us has … Continue reading

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Goodbye Chiang Rai, Hello Burma

Just a quick note to let everyone know that we head for Burma today where, rumor is, the Internet is sketchy to say the least.  We may not be able to post until we arrive in Cambodia in late February.  … Continue reading

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