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Karla Dey

Trip Report Hsipaw

  Our train from Pyin Oo Lwin pulled into the station at Hsipaw on a sunny mid-afternoon where a number of touts waited to promote accommodation, handing us business cards and flyers for accommodation through the train windows before we

Karla Dey

Trip Report Pyin Oo Lwin

  From Mandalay we’d planned to head to Hsipaw (said See-Paw) by train to cross the Gokteik Viaduct, which was the second highest railway bridge in the world at the time of its construction in 1901 and provides fantastic views of the Go

Karla Dey

Trip Report Mandalay

  Once we arrived in Mandalay our minivan from Bagan dropped us off directly at our hotel, which was rather handy as it turned out the bus station was ridiculously far out of town, saving us an expensive taxi fare as well as the hassle of

Karla Dey

Trip Report Yangon and Bagan

  A short one and a half hour flight from Bangkok saw us touching down in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, at around 8 am. As we headed towards customs we noticed there was a visa on arrival counter advertising visas available for many c