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Bagan – A Magical New Year’s Eve!

Burma use Lunisolar calendar consequently they don’t celebrate New Year the same day as in Gregorian calendar. Knowing that, I wasn’t expecting to see any fireworks, party or big gathering on the streets and there wasn’t. But somehow New Year’s … Continue reading

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Bagan – A Jaw-Dropping View

Bagan lies within the plains where more than 4.000 Buddhist temples stand, site of the first Burmese Kingdom dating back between 11th and 13th centuries. Despite if centuries of neglect, looting, erosion, regular earthquakes (including a massive one in 1975), … Continue reading

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Inle Lake – Losing Track of Time

After 3 days walking we were exhausted but our moods were lifted when we arrive in the lake. We were rewarded with an amazing view of Inle Lake, it is 13.5 mile long and 7 miles wide but up close … Continue reading

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Kalaw – Simple Pleasures in Life

The bus arrived in Kalaw at 3am it was freezing and dark. Lucky I hadn’t to walk around in the cold, dark and with my backpack to find accommodation, I met a very sweet young lady who worked on a … Continue reading

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Bago – Burma – I am Falling in Love!

Bago is very easy to reach by train from the Yangon train station. The train ride was good but very slow and bumpy; I never took a train that was that shaky! Very few tourist visit Bago, most of the … Continue reading

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The Golden Land of Burma (Myanmar)

I have inserted a map of Burma just a visual guide of my itinerary. Myanmar or Burma is a country in Southeast Asia. It lies on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea coast with Bangladesh and India to the … Continue reading

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Happy, happy, happy! I am back on the road.

Kuala Lumpur – December 2013 It is my 3rd time in Kuala Lumpur and just the memory that once I thought it was a place I would never have the chance to return makes me smile and wonder how life … Continue reading

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