Myanmar Two or Three Week Travel Itinerary

January 11, 20137 Comments

Two week Itinerary for Myanmar This is the first in our new series of itinerary planning for destinations around the world.  We hope to give you a head start in thinking about how to plan your trip to each of the countries we have experienced based on our knowledge of them.  We will provide a […]

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Burma Travel Blog: A Flashpacking Experience

August 4, 201228 Comments

Burma Travel Blog You may have read our previous blog posts relating to our recent tour of Burma.  If you didn’t or haven’t got the time, this is a summary of what two ‘flashpackers’ thought of our Burma experience. We had a strange affair with Myanmar.  It’s a bit like the first time I ate an olive, […]

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Myanmar Travel: Inle Lake Reflections

July 31, 20129 Comments

How to Get to Inle Lake We said a sad goodbye to Bagan, leaving behind the temples and horse carts, to set off by coach for our final destination in Burma, Inle Lake. Inle lake is located in Eastern  Myanmar and is nestled between some impressive hills and mountains.  On our 9 hour bus journey we travelled through […]

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Bagan: Breathtaking and Beguiling

July 28, 20126 Comments

How to get to Bagan? Boat & Bus Basics From Mandalay we had intended to reach Bagan by boat, sailing down the river for 12 or so hours, alas the low season meant this did not fit our itinerary.  The fast boats only run in the peak season, so we were left at the mercy of […]

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Mandalay Payas, Monks and Monasteries

July 25, 20126 Comments

The Road out of Mandalay Our last Myanmar travel blog post covered the city of Mandalay, but a visit here has much more to offer the traveller.  The surrounding religious sites and countryside add greatly to a visit to Myanmar’s last royal capital.  So after you’ve had your fill of the bustling markets and delicious […]

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