Day 6 Bagan

We had an early start this morning as we decided to see the sunrise over Bagan and see the balloons. We arranged to hire an e-bike for the day which would get us to the temple a bit quicker and would allow us to explore some of the further pagodas and temples later in the afternoon once we came back…
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Day 5 Bagan

We had every intention of waking up early and getting an early start this morning but it just didn’t work out that way. After a leisurely breakfast on the rooftop comprising of a plate of fruit and toast with an optional omelette we set off on our hired push bikes we rented for 1500K per person from a place on…
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Day 3 The Overnight Sleeper Train Experience from Yangon to Bagan

This morning we slept in a little bit as the jet lag had finally caught up with us and we were exhausted. We packed our things in our backpacks (that were already gaining weight) and had breakfast before heading out downtown to purchase our flight tickets to Ngapali. We had already arranged the tickets so we just had to pick them up…
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Exploring The Ancient City Of Bago – A Day Trip from Yangon

Travel 2 hours outside of Yangon and you’ll reach the historic ancient city of Bago ( formerly Pegu). This small, scrappy but interesting town contains plenty of pagodas and small monasteries to visit. As capital of the region, Bago is the perfect day trip from Yangon. Our first visit was to Shwemawdaw Paya, smaller than the one in Yangon but the tallest in…
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24 Hours In Yangon

How to spend 24 hours in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest and vibrant city! There are many words that can describe the city of Yangon. Adorned with golden stupas, this vibrant city can appear hectic, noisy and to be quite frank, rather smelly at first glimpse. But during our 24 hours in Yangon, we found the city to be one full of…
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