Monthly Archives: January 2011

Bangkok, Thailand

Landing in Bangkok, Thailand, we immediately boarded the bus to take us to the Khao Shan Road area really not sure what to expect. We were heading back to civilisation as we all know it, right in the heart of tourist … Continue reading

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Trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)

We assembled and regrouped in Kalaw, and for the first time really felt the cold. Kalaw is high up in the Mountains, and we were staying at Mr Robin’s place, a large timber hotel with little chalet type rooms. We discussed … Continue reading

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Hsipaw to Pyin U Lwin by Rail

We arranged to take the bus to Hsipaw, for the simple reason, we wanted to take the epic train journey to Pyin U Lwin. The bus journey to Hsipaw was quite short, about 4 hours. Alexander & Tina from Belgium, who we … Continue reading

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Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Mandalay always has some sort of exotic connotation for me due to Frank Sinatra’s song, “The Road to Mandalay”. I don’t think Frank has ever been here in all honesty, as I really couldn’t find any redeeming features to talk … Continue reading

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Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

We kind of just take these overnight bus rides in our stride now, you would be surprised how quickly the time goes when you’ve got some reading material, an Ipod, and a mini laptop to watch a movie together. We … Continue reading

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Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

We had been enjoying Kuala Lumpur for the second time, becoming almost locals of Chinatown while we sorted our visa out for the next country in our travel plans, Myanmar. On our last few nights in KL, we had a fantastic … Continue reading

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