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Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) in Photos

After two full days spent on trains, we arrived in Yangon Christmas Eve. There wasn’t much we felt we needed to see here, aside from a visit to the massive Shwedagon Pagoda, so the main reason we visited at all is because we had a cheap flight back to Bangkok on AirAsia.  It was interesting […]

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Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

The second place we visited in Myanmar was Bagan, currently a little town on the Irrawaddy River.  At one point 700-900 years ago, it was the center of a thriving civilization.  The reason it is a popular tourist destination is because it has the highest concentration of pagodas and temples in the world, all dating […]

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Two Days in Mandalay, Myanmar

We started out our Myanmar adventure in Mandalay, the last seat of the old Burmese Kingdom before the British colonized them in the late 1800s. We landed at the recently built, yet underused, Mandalay Airport in the middle of green fields and then took the free Air Asia bus 45 mins to the city center. […]

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