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#12: Hsipaw – Burma

15th-18th September, 2014 We visited Hsipaw with the intension of venturing out on a trek from there but upon our arrival we found out that all excursions which ventured too far from the town had been strictly forbidden, due to current conflicts between the Myanmar army and Shan rebels. I happened to notice that theContinue reading “Travelblog#12: Hsipaw – Burma”

Travelblog#11: Pyin Oo Lwin, and the train to Hsipaw – Burma

12th-14th Setember, 2014 Torrential rain kept us trapped inside our hotel on our first morning in Pyin Oo Lwin. I am not sure if I have mentioned this yet but we have been travelling through Burma during the monsoon season and actually been fairly lucky with the lack of rain until this point. But thatContinue reading “Travelblog#11: Pyin Oo Lwin, and the train to Hsipaw – Burma”