Mount Kyaiktiyo famous for the Golden rock perched on the side of a cliff. One of the three most sacred sights in Myamnar. It is believed that a piece of hair from a Budda is beneath it. We decided to check ourselves into a rather nice resort for one night which wasnt too far… Continue reading Mount Kyaiktiyo our final stop in Myanmar
After spending 3 days around Inle Lake we decided to head further south to Hpa An situated in the Karen state. Our plan was to trek up a 723m mountain where a monastery laid at the top where you can stay over night for a small donation and enjoy the magnificent views. So from Inle… Continue reading MT ZWEKABIN sleeping in a monastery
After a very long over night bus from Hsipaw to Kalaw, we made it in the early hours of the morning to kalaw. Wandering the streets with our backpacks searching for our accommodation, it was really blissful, no noise from the general hustle and bustle of the streets in Myanmar. We had decided to wander… Continue reading Trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake
Rated as one of the best train journies in the world. We boarded the 100 year old train at Pwin oo lwin station early in the morning, paying 2750 kyat each for one way to take us to Hsipaw. This is for the upper class seats, which to be honest paying a little extra few… Continue reading Hsipaw train journey
After several days spent in Yangon, we headed north to Bagan, this was one place I was excited to explore and to watch the sun setting over the sea of pagodas that are spread across this area. After a 10 hour bus jounrey we arrived in Bagan, checking into our accommation, we were informed they… Continue reading Bagan the home of pagodas and temples
Myanmer is a country still unknown to many in the western world, the first few days we spent in the formly known city Rangoon but today it is called Yangon. From the moment we landed we were utterly amazed by the chaos whilst driving to our accomoadation. This being our first experience in Asia and… Continue reading Yangon and its ramshackle charms.