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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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Myanmar: From Yangon to Mandalay

July 22, 20129 Comments

The Train Journey from Yangon to Mandalay Our first impressions of Myanmar Burma had been underwhelming. We couldn’t wait to leave Yangon and decided to take the train to Mandalay.  The train is not a popular travel option for visitors to Burma, most fly or take a bus when touring around.  Ask a local and […]

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