Burma

Travel to Myanmar, fishermen at Inle Lake.
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Myanmar – 2 week travel itinerary

Defying all expectations, Ruchi and I didn’t feel ready to leave Myanmar. Sitting in the departure lounge looking like a pair of jilted brides at the altar. Post-holiday blues had already kicked in. You know you love a place when you find yourself practically holding back the tears because you really, really, don’t want to…

Balloons over Bagan
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Goodbye Yangon, Hello Bagan

We arrived in Bagan at the slightly earlier than expected time of 4.45am, after an overnight bus journey from Yangon. If I said I slept like a baby; that would be a lie. Before my feet even had chance to touch the ground, a bunch of Burmese men swamped around me shouting ‘taxi, taxi!’ as…

Yangon, Myanmar
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A Prelude to Yangon, Myanmar

Horns beep non-stop. It’s the music of congestion and roads without rules. A barrage of open-top trucks chug past overflowing with people, young and old, men and women, babies and children. A lady with a basket of green leaves perches on the back of a vehicle and her legs dangle by the exhaust pipe. Motorbikes…

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