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Things to do in Yangon (Mingalabar Myanmar, Part One)

Yangon is more than just an ex country’s capital. Although it has been a center of governance, Yangon is not only a boring city with offices and commercial buildings. 629 more words


Myanmar 2014, leg one, Yangon

„Burma, the land where people are happy, dancing and singing“

15th of November 2014, it is time. I am in the line-up, ready to take off. 482 more words

Summary of an Amazing Fortnight!

From Yangon, to Pindaya and the Inle Lake, on to Mandalay, by river boat to Bagan, back to Yangon and on to Mawlamyine, we have had a truly wonderful time, though are definitely pagoda’d, temple’d and buddha’d out! 112 more words


Off the Beaten Track in Mawlamyine

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On arrival we had a 5 hour car journey to Mawlamyine, pronounced Moulmein by the British including George Orwell and Rudyard Kipling!  501 more words


Mingalarbar Myanmar!

‘Mingalarbar’, or ‘Hello’ Myanmar!

Vibrant Yangon

We flew from Bangkok to Yangon the former capital, known to us oldies as Rangoon, and were met at the airport by Ton, who as a freelance guide, was working for Santa Maria.  713 more words


No Sexual Massage in Yangon

When I visited Yangon a couple of years ago I enjoyed a number of curious, memorable and stimulating experiences. Among these I recall the vivid sight of a mouthful of ragged teeth swimming in blood-red betel juice. 407 more words


Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok and Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon Win 2014 Agoda Circle Award

BANGKOK, December 2014: Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok and Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon have been presented the 2014 Gold Circle Award from Asia’s leading hotel booking site, Agoda.com – Asia’s leading hotel booking site. 195 more words