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Bagan – Sunrise and sunset watching

Bagan is high up on my list of favourit places. The area and view from one of the thousand pagodas is hard to describe in words. It is breathtaking climbing up a pagoda and overlooking the flat sandy plain with

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Inle Lake

Nyaungshwe is the town closest to Inle Lake with affordable accommodation. I arrived from Hsipaw on a nightbus. I was lucky to find the PYI Guesthouse with it’s friendly owner Joe. Unfortunately it wasn’t a great start as I got

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Trekking in Hsipaw

Untouched nature, tourist deserted villages and great trekking is what recommendations promissed us. They where right to some degree. The Guesthouse Mr. Charles was a very friendly and well run place. Most of the foreigners where staying there as it

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Mandalay and around

Mandalay is a beautiful name for a town and that is pretty much it as Mandalay doesn’t habe much character. It is a newer town with few attractions for visitors and little to explore compared to Yangon. However around Mandalay

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Yangon – a journey in less travelled Asia

I needed a change from the Banana-Pancake-Tourist-Trail and booked a flight to Yangon in Myanmar. A culture rich country bursting with all kind of flavours in every sense. I am eager to discover more of the culture and find answers

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