Myanmar, what to see in Yangon

Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar and has a mix of colonial architecture, modern high-rises and Buddhist pagodas defined its skylines. The city is plenty of religious sites, natural lakes, markets selling a variety of traditional products, museums and […]

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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, cruising the Irrawaddy River with locals

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Traveling around Myanmar with the local transports could be a very interesting and unique experience, and with no doubt, if you want to live a real slice of local daily life, after a ride on the ‘’circle line’’ train in […]

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Myanmar, Bagan: 2000 old temples over an amazing landscape

Bagan is the most famous archeological site of Myanmar and one of the most visited. Located on the east bank of Irrawaddy river, during the 12th century when the city was the capital of the first kingdom of Burma, it […]

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Myanmar, visiting Mandalay surroundings

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After haggling the price with a taxi driver, our day trip around the Mandaly surrounding start early in the morning. Only 30 minutes drive , the first stop is Amarapura, once Myanmar’s capital city and built by King Bodawpaya in 1783. Here is located […]

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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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