Myanmar

I had booked a one day tour of the three ancient cities of Mandalay. It was on a minibus for $17. My roommate invited me to join her and 2 other peopl...

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Mandalay

On travel days I like to sleep in, have breakfast and enjoy laying in my air conditioned bed. Then I pack and make travel arrangements. This pick up t...

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Travel Day Myanmar

The worst part of riding an ebike around on your own and looking at things is that you have no idea where you are going, what you are looking at, and ...

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Bagan Day 2

After arriving in Bagan at 4am and deciding to team up with a British couple to share a taxi. I was highly agitated. These two wasted 30 minutes argui...

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Bagan

I decided to take a down day in Nyuangshwe. I went to J7 hair salon and for 5000 kyats ($4), I got my hair washed and a full body massage. It was amaz...

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Down Day

As part of the full-moon celebrations during Tazaungmon (the eighth month of Myanmar’s lunar calendar), the city holds a huge fire-balloon festival ...

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Balloon Festival Taunggyi

Today I woke up at 4 am to go on a 5 am boat trip. It was beautiful out. There was three of us on our tour. Pamela, Nelson from Taiwan and myself. Our...

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Inle Lake Day 2

After a very grueling 13 hour bus ride on an extremely bumpy winding road. We finally arrived in Nyaungshwe. I met Pamela, from Brazil, outside the bu...

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Inle Lake, Myanmar

Not wanting to get out of my cozy air conditioned bed, I finally willed myself to get up and dressed. I booked a bed in a double female dorm room. No ...

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Yangon Day 2

I had made arrangements with the hostel to pick me up from the airport. It was nice having a person standing there with a sign to meet me. It was $10 ...

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Yangon, Myanmar