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Flying in Myanmar

Flying in Myanmar

After reading all the worried blogposts and scary forum entries about the hazards of flying in Myanmar, I thought it might be wise to write an update on it. We are visiting Myanmar now (July 2014) and flew in with Bangkok Airways. In Myanmar we take two flights: one from Yangon to Nyaung U and … Lees verder

Sunset in Bagan

Sunset in Bagan

One of the most popular things to do as a tourist in Bagan is to enjoy a sunset on top of one of the pagoda’s and temples, or a sunrise for that matter, but because of the timing the sunset seems far more popular. And like every self respecting tourist you should at least have seen one … Lees verder

The beauty of Bagan

The beauty of Bagan

What I noticed on this holiday, is that most tourists travel connected. Sitting by the swimming pool tapping away on my ( just received for my birthday) I pad, most other guests also had their IPhones and IPads at hand, and only if there was no wifi connection, did they return to their paper books.  For the … Lees verder

Upcoming art scene in Yangon – Myanmar

Upcoming art scene in Yangon – Myanmar

As an artist I was curious what the art scene would be like in Myanmar. So we planned to visit some art galleries in Yangon, and if we would find something we liked and more importantly could afford, maybe buy. The first art gallery we stumbled upon was located on the second floor of Bogyoke … Lees verder

Take your time to discover Yangon – Myanmar

Take your time to discover Yangon – Myanmar

Yangon can be overwhelming when you take your first walk in the sweltering heat, dust en car exhaust fumes. Most pavements are actually just covered (or barely covered) sewers, with a rat sometimes sticking her nose out, which makes you pray you don’t fall through. The place takes a while getting used to, so you best take your time … Lees verder