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With a bustling modern city, emerging beach destinations and more temples than tourists, Myanmar's rich and thrilling culture - of dozens of languages and peoples - is naturally a drawcard. But going to Myanmar is more complicated than just buying a ticket. Since 1988, Myanmar (formerly Burma) has been under the military rule of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) - formerly known as Slorc - an abominable military junta. Prospective travellers should monitor events here and weigh up the arguments in support of, and in opposition to, travel.

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Myanmar and Laos

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 | By mikeccarson | Views [408]

China Eastern delayed us for 30 mins and worried me with their announcements about turbulence buthe I got to Mandalay safely and quickly. Given I only had a day i booked a driver for the day. The £30 was worather it if a bit rushed. Mandalay is ... Read more >

Photos: Inle Lake, Myanmar

Fri, 8 Sep 2017 | By sorkoo | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Mandalay and Bagan, Myanmar

Fri, 1 Sep 2017 | By sorkoo | Photo Gallery

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Myanmar Adventures

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 | By sorkoo | Views [356]

It was something of a random decision to go to Myanmar. It's a country neither of us thought we would visit. We were drawn to photos of the sun setting at Bagan and the mysteries of a country that has only recently opened its doors to the outside world.... Read more >

Photos: just some travel pictures

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 | By lilusunneschiin | Photo Gallery

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Attention Please: It is strictly forbidden to ascend the Royal Lion Throne

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 | By iano | Views [307]

Attention Please: It is strictly forbidden to ascend the Royal Lion Throne. The words stared at me, or maybe I stared at them. I couldn't help but wonder, what would happen if I did? Would adoring crowds come streaming forth in order to pay their ... Read more >

Tags: myanmar, rangoon, yangon

Photos: Myanmar

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 | By shagungupta | Photo Gallery

December 2015 - June 2016
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Location 31, 32, 33: Inle Lake, Hsipaw & Mandalay, Myanmar

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 | By nnystrom | Views [537]

Inle Lake, Hsipaw & Mandalay - Myanmar Once I had sufficiently seen all of Bagan it was time to move on, so myself and a couple friends I met there decided to grab an 8 hour bus from Bagan to Inle Lake.  Inle Lake is located in the village ... Read more >

Tags: sunsets, temples, villages

Location 28, 29, 30: Yangon, Taungoo, & Bagan, Myanmar

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 | By nnystrom | Views [539]

Yangon, Taungoo & Bagan - Myanmar I took a 6am flight out of Kuala Lumpur and flew directly to Yangon., Myanmar.  Myanmar was the first country, on this trip, that requires some pre-arrival legwork.  In order to enter Burma you must ... Read more >

Tags: sunrises, sunsets, temples

Hpa An, Yangon, farewell

Sat, 9 Apr 2016 | By gypsyjaz | Views [455] | Comments [1]

Daily wake ups to raspy, cracked crows of roosters, and drifts into slumber with symphonies of cats brawling... I hung around Nyaungshwe and ran into some people from my trek group. We rode bikes around neighboring villages, waving to buffalo and people ... Read more >

Bagan, Kalaw trek to Inle, etc

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 | By gypsyjaz | Views [445] | Comments [2]

  On the 20th I took a 10 hour boat ride through Pioneer Cruise, from Mandalay to Bagan. Initially I was disappointed to board because I'd read that the boat was a place to mingle with locals, but there were none. I enjoyed myself though and ... Read more >

Warm welcome to Mandalay!

Sat, 19 Mar 2016 | By gypsyjaz | Views [447] | Comments [3]

Myanmar is proving to be everything I hoped it would be and I have so far only been here a day. (Contemplating changing my outbound flight because there's just so much to learn and experience here that 11 days won't cut it). I lucked out with my cheap ... Read more >

Photos: Mandalay

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 | By aceite4 | Photo Gallery

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Not crazy about Mandalay, ready to move through

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 | By aceite4 | Views [473]

Ace’s version of our stay in Mandalay:   Mandalay is not our favorite place. I dont know how many slums we passed on the way into the city via the train, but it was a lot. And to be honest, Im not really sure the slums ever really stopped.... Read more >

Photos: Inle Lake and around

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 | By aceite4 | Photo Gallery

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