Myanmar, Inle lake: colorful markets and floating villages

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It is one of the most spectacular destinations and features of Myanmar. It is a must for visitors who come to the country and want to experience some days in an extraordinary environment in contact with local traditions. Inle Lake, […]

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Thailand, Phi Phi Islands and their white sand beaches

When we talk about the amazing sea of Thailand, the first place which we think about is the Phi Phi Islands. They are situated 40 km south-east of Phuket and consist of six islands famous for their limestone cliffs rising sheer […]

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Malaysia, Penang Island: street art in George Town

George Town is not only famous for its historical site but also for the street art, . In 2008, the British colonical historic center of George Town was registered in the World Heritage Site by UNESCO and since that moment […]

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Myanmar, the Intha fishermen of Inle Lake

One of the ”not to be missed” must of Inle Lake in Myanmar is the leg rowing Intha fishermen. Most lake traffic consists of long, flat-bottomed wooden boats. Unfortunately nowdays they generally have noisy and polluting diesel motors, but the […]

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Cambodia, Kratie: home of the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins

The small town of Kratie, roughly 315 km northeast of Phnom Penh,  sits on the banks of the Mekong and, despite its modest proportions, acts as the capital of the rural province. We spent here one day on our way […]

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Myanmar, Shwedagon paya: the oldest pagoda in the world

Dominating Yangon’s skyline, the Shwedagon Pagoda is Myanmar’s most sacred religious site, said to hold hairs from the head of Buddha himself and the oldest Buddhist pagoda in the world. Located on the hill top of Singuttara, the Shwedagon Pagoda […]

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Myanmar, Mount Popa: home of 37 Nats spirits

Mount Popa is an extinct volcano with a height of 1518 meters, 50 km south of Bagan, which is believed to be home to the ‘’Nats’’, the ancient burmese animist spirits who have been worshipped all over Burma for many […]

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Myanmar, Golden Rock’s visit: a holy shrine defying the gravity

Our trip through the ‘’Golden land‘’ begins with a visit of one of the three most sacred and revered sites in Myanmar, located on the top of Mount Kyaiktiyo at 1100 meters high, namely Kyaiktiyo Paya, better known as Golden […]

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Myanmar, Yangon ‘’Circle line‘’ trains: a jump in the past

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One of the most beautiful experiences that could be done in Yangon, is to visit the Railway station, built in traditional Burmese architectural style, landmark building since 1996 and have ride on the old train. There is an urban railroad line, […]

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Myanmar, Inle lake surroundings: Nyaung Shwe, Kakku and Pindaya.

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Nyaung Shwe offers some interesting spots like The Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, Yadana Man Aung Pagoda and the local market. Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery is a fascinating wooden monastery built in the early 19th Century. It is a red painted […]

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