Category Archives: Myanmar (Burma)

Ole Man River, Myanmar style

To get from Mandalay to my next destination, Bagan, I took the ferry along the Ayarawady (Irrawaddy) River rather than an expensive flight or a long and uncomfortable bus ride. For only US$40 they promised comfortable aircon seating, free breakfast … Continue reading

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Mandalay, the photos

Well here are the promised/threatened photos ! I have already written about Mandalay, so I’ll just let the pictures tell the story. These are from around the old “Royal Mandalay” area, where the palace, most of the important temples, and … Continue reading

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A quick update – dateline Yangon

To repeat a Kipling quote from my last post, This is Burma, and it is quite unlike any place you know about I am in Yangon now, where the Internet is slightly above snail pace, so time for an update … Continue reading

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