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The former capital of Myanmar (Burma in the past) is rich of pagodas like the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, the holiest in the country. Going around the city by the Circular Railway you can admire the people dressed with the longyi (the traditional long skirt, worn by men and women). 26 more words

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The changing face of Yangon’s taxi industry

Technology is fundamentally changing the taxi industry in Myanmar’s capital, with Uber and Grab the latest tech based companies to compete for market share.

This competition is good news for both local drivers and passengers in Yangon who will benefit from competitive rates and service. 428 more words

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Hotel Review : Aung Si Guesthouse 

We were originally booked at hotel called Ocean Pearl Inn but since our flight from Malaysia to Yangon was delayed for two hours we got to the hotel late. 233 more words

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Myanmar Adventure : Shwedagon Paya (Pagoda)

I never really finished writing about the last trip to Myanmar, so please allow me to continue.

After we visited Botataung Paya, we walked all the way to… 334 more words

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Running in South East Asia Pt 2: Yangon, Myanmar

This is the 2nd place in South East Asia I did some running in as part of a weekend away. The true British colonialists amongst you will know this place as Rangoon, Burma, but well, it’s not called that anymore. 620 more words

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Muore Olive Yang, la principessa del Triangolo d’Oro

Se n’è andata in sordina, senza salutare. Aveva 90 anni. Yang Kyin Hsiu è morta a metà luglio 2017 a Muse, una piccola città dello Shan, dove la Birmania confina con con la Cina. 288 more words