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Magical Bagan

I first flew into Yangon and stayed for one night and had the chance to visit Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset time when the light is the best and the atmosphere is outstanding. 203 more words


Baby brother pagoda

As I mentioned before, there’s no shortage of pagodas and monasteries in Yangon. This neighbourhood pagoda was the other side of my hotel from the monastery featured in my previous post. 51 more words


Yangon: Visiting Shwedagon

During our stay in Yangon, we made the obligatory visit to Shwedagon pagoda which plays a major role in the lives of Buddhists there in Yangon. 438 more words


Yangon ... 30 hours and three nights!

Looking back, the highlights of Yangon were definitely riding the circular train and visiting the Shwedagon Paya. We spent three days in this the “commercial capital” of Myanmar but frankly they are a bit of a blur as are the 30 plus hours we spent travelling to Yangon.

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Streets of Yangon

Naturally, our first stop on Burma trip was Yangon, my home city. It was pretty exciting to explore the city and on the trip, I observed many things that I didn’t notice or appreciate when I was much younger. 838 more words


Yangon, Myanmar, February 2016

So there we were in Myanmar! Our 7th country since leaving the US and we still haven’t been on a plane! It was so pleasing to just watch the world go by as we rode to the capital city of Yangon. 971 more words