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Horrible Pathein

Pathein: A riverside town on the way from Yangon to Ngwesaung. Talk to any backpacker that has taken the bus from Yangon to the beach town of Ngwesaung,
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Foreigner Fee Politics

You end up frustrated with the people, the hoteliers, the expensive bus ticket sellers that you just know are ripping you off, this annoying bloody foreigner fee that
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What to do in Yangon

I only spent a couple of days in Yangon, I liked it, its a pretty city, with a nice amount of busyness and interesting normality happening around you.
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Ngwe Saung Village

The christmas jingle bell sound of horses woke me up, and also Philipps elbow in the face. If you can be bothered and have the time it’s nice
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Sunsets and Sunrises in Bagan

These aren’t just another of those South East Asian sunrises/sets, if you’ve been travelling in the area for a while you’ll understand. But this really is the Marks
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The Kalaw to Inle Lake Trek

Whilst researching trekking in Myanmar there was surprising little information about this Kalaw to Inle Lake trek. Just some vague stories and a few descriptions of companies. Nothing
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