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Week 7: Biking and ballooning in Bagan and the road to Mandalay

The bus to Bagan was our worst yet. I’m a fairly average Brit at 5’7 but could barely fit my legs in and sure as hell couldn’t get comfy. 975 more words

Myanmar / Burma tourist eVisa - applying online

Myanmar (aka Burma), back at the beginnig of September, launched an eVisa program!  At the beginning of October extended the number of eligible countries.

To apply for your Myanmar Tourist Visa you simply go to official… 305 more words

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Myanmar and Chiang Mai

Dear friends and family,

I hope this finds you well. A lot has happened in the last two weeks, so I’ll try and organize this update (more like a tome) chronogically. 1,187 more words

Travel Writings

Bangkok and Yangon

Dear friends and family,

Hope this finds you well. I’m writing you all from Yangon, Myanmar – a city of about 4.5 million people and the ex-capital of the country. 827 more words

Travel Writings

Myanmar Itinerary- 6 Days

Oh yes! How I love visiting developing countries and Myanmar is definitely the top of the list. With it’s rough history and recent struggle against the military government, the military coup finally ended in 2011 (that’s only 3 years ago!) and the foreign visitors are slowly beginning to trickle in. 586 more words


Myanmar Nightbus

Since Myanmar is still in the early stages of development, many of the websites available may not have the most up to date information. For the bus schedules, this was the site recommended to us by our hotel. 516 more words