Travelblog#14: Farewell Burma – Highlights and Reflections

Burma has been a special place to me, and almost definitely my favourite country in the mainland of SE Asia. Therefore, I have decided to write a little something extra now that I have left. Here are the top Five Highlights from my trip:   #5 Hsipaw It is a shame that all of theContinue reading “Travelblog#14: Farewell Burma – Highlights and Reflections”

Travelblog#10: Mount Popa & Monywa – Burma

9th-11th September, 2014 For our last day in the Bagan area we went out on a trip to Mount Popa; a sight famous in Burma for being a centre for nat worship. The nats (literal translation; “spirits”) originate from spiritual traditions which existed in Burma before the rise of Buddhism, and it was an areaContinue reading “Travelblog#10: Mount Popa & Monywa – Burma”

Travelblog#9: Bagan, Ancient City of Temples – Burma

7th-8th September, 2014 One of the things that I have enjoyed most about Burma is how “fresh” it feels compared to the rest of Asia. Most of the natives here are yet to be disheartened by busloads of tourists swarming into their country and acting like they are royalty, and thus, they have not reachedContinue reading “Travelblog#9: Bagan, Ancient City of Temples – Burma”