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Passing through... We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves--Pico Iyer---Passing through from Europe to Africa to Asia to Oceania etc.& back again! 9 mos. of dreaming and exploring!

Trip: Myanmar

There are [4] stories from my trip: Myanmar

Mandalay and surroundings

MYANMAR | Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | Views [537]

We were hoping to book a day bus from Inle back to Mandalay, but there weren’t any! The only choice we had were 2 night buses that got us into Mandalay early in the AM (go figure!). We booked the cheaper one assuming that would be fine---boy were ... Read more >

Inle Lake

MYANMAR | Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | Views [1344]

From Bagan, we organized a day bus to Inle Lake. I read plenty of forums about Inle because, until the last minute, we just weren’t sure we wanted to do it. All I had really read about it was that it was a lake at a higher elevation and you could ... Read more >

Tags: birdy- the a team


MYANMAR | Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | Views [515]

Another highlight point on this trip!! I was hoping I was going to like this place and I was hoping it would be as I imagined it---tranquil, remote and a hidden treasure! Jackpot!! Plains upon plains of temples dotting the barren landscape, with random ... Read more >

Tags: agnes obel - riverside (amazing world remix)


MYANMAR | Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | Views [351]

First impressions: The drive from the airport was a small representation of the whole country—barren landscapes, scattered pagodas and people, underdeveloped, and HOT! The drive from Mandalay airport to the city was about 45km so to be fair ... Read more >