Category: Myanmar

Sunflower field at U Bein bridge

Myanmar diary 10: Goodbye beautiful Myanmar

Written on January 20, 2019 in Myanmar

We were really sad about leaving Myanmar.. I didn’t expect to fall in love this much with the country! Before our flight we went to World’s largest book at Kuthodaw Pagoda and Mandalay hill for some last views of this amazing county. And of course, we had to go to the market as well, I...

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Myanmar diary 9: The ancient city of Mandalay

Written on January 19, 2019 in Myanmar

We arrived in Mandalay hotel in the middle of the night and just went for a shower and bed. We slept in after a long time 😀 enjoyed breakfast with a view of the city and again rented a scooter. We decided to go for a long almost 2h drive across the river to the...

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Bagan magical sunrise

Myanmar diary 8: Magical sunrise with balloons in Bagan

Written on January 18, 2019 in Myanmar

Another breathtaking balloons sunrise mission in Bagan, this time it was just us and another couple on the pagoda. I will not go into the details but it was a really special morning, one that will stay in my memory forever. :). Breakfast and chilling by the pool was an obvious choice after. 😀 Until...

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Myanmar diary 7: From night bus to sunrise in Bagan

Written on January 17, 2019 in Myanmar

The bus to Bagan was pretty comfortable, we even got pillows. 😀 The bus dropped us out a few kilometres outside of New Bagan so we would needed to take a taxi and the prices were way to high. It was about 10-15 tourists and we all protested their prices so eventually they let them...

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Myanmar diary 6: All day boating on Inle lake

Written on January 16, 2019 in Myanmar

Our hotel was right next to the river and it had such a nice view of the busy boating life in Inle lake. We woke up pretty early for a breakfast by the river and it was the foggiest morning. You could barely see across the river – misty and really beautiful. At 7AM it...

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Shwedagon pagoda sunrise

Myanmar diary 2: Shwedagon and beautiful streets

Written on January 12, 2019 in Myanmar

We decided to wake up early and visit Shwedagon pagoda. We thought it will be less crowded in early morning hours, but we were so wrong 😀 There was so many local people and children praying, meditating – it was really amazing. Since the weather in Yangon is super-hot it was still smart to be...

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Myanmar diary 1: A warm welcome in Yangon

Written on January 11, 2019 in Myanmar

Finally touchdown.. its been a long but fun ride. As soon as I stepped outside this worm breeze hit me and I knew it was going to be a great adventure. Our hotel was in the center right next to the colonial buildings in down town Yangon. I don’t know why, but I really love...

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