Tag: myanmar

  • Countries to travel in South East Asia: Part 2 of 3

    Countries to travel in South East Asia: Part 2 of 3

    Those who haven’t read the part-1 of this post, where I talk about Cambodia, Indonesia and Laos, ┬ácan read it here – Countries to travel in South East Asia: Part 1 of 3 All disclaimers stated in the previous post still holds for this one too! So without much ado, let me take you through […]

  • Day 4: A rainy day in Twantay, Myanmar

    Day 4: A rainy day in Twantay, Myanmar

    It was another day of early wake up here in Myanmar. Today, we were to go to a place called Twantay, which lies on the other side of the Yangon river. We got this information that there was a ferry at 6:30am between Yangon and Twantay from the tourist information centre. So we decided to […]

  • Day 3: A day trip to the Golden Rock in Myanmar

    Day 3: A day trip to the Golden Rock in Myanmar

    It was an early wake up for me at 4am as I had to travel 220km out of Yangon to visit the gravity defying, Kyaiktiyo pagoda also known as the Golden rock. We got into our taxi at 5am to set off to Kyaiktiyo. We arranged the taxi from the tourist information centre that we […]

  • Day 2: Exploring the city of Yangon, Myanmar

    Day 2: Exploring the city of Yangon, Myanmar

    I got up around 7:30am in the morning. Today, we were to explore the city of Yangon. Before we started out, we decided to have our breakfast at the hotel itself. At the breakfast table, we were joined by another tourist, from Germany, who had just come to Yangon, traveling from Mandalay, in northern Myanmar. […]

  • Day 1: Flying into the land of pagodas, Myanmar

    Day 1: Flying into the land of pagodas, Myanmar

    After a perfectly botched up attempt to run a marathon in the Kuala Lumpur marathon 2012, thanks to a flight delay, I summed up my wits to proceed with the rest of the trip. Today, we are flying to Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar (Burma) and joining me in this trip is my TAPMI […]