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A Park Surprise

When roaming through my Yangon neighborhood I stumbled upon the beautiful Kandawgyi Lake with the surrounding Kandawgyi Nature Park. First I came across several plant nurseries. 187 more words


Golden spikes

All photographs by António Marques – © António Marques Photography, 2016

António Marques


My first impressions of Myanmar, was that it was unlike any other SE Asia country i’d been to. Firstly there were no bikes, (what the hell super wierd) the taxis and cars are all very old, the men wear long ankle length skirts and there are female monks in pink! 378 more words

Getting to Myanmar


So even tho north Lao and Myanmar boarders touch apparently currently there is no land crossing. I therefore decided to fly from Vientiene, I looked at prices online and found several dates for £70 but didn’t book as I wasn’t sure when I would be ready to leave Lao. 364 more words


I see the water stands that dot the roadsides. There are usually two round clay pots, with an overturned cup over each. Anyone can drink from it. 157 more words

Day 56: the light of the weekend

Today is Oct. 20, 2016, my 57th day in Myanmar.

The past weekend was Thadingyut, a.k.a. the Festival of Lights. It’s the first of hopefully many major festivals I get to experience in Myanmar. 731 more words


Yangon-Taunggyi (Phaung Taw Oo)-Pindaya-Kalaw Trip

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