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#8: Inle Lake – Burma

4th-6th September, 2014 Our introductory boat ride to Inle Lake was somewhat marred by monsoon weather. We took shelter beneath our anoraks and clutched our bags to our chests as we crossed the lake. It was too foggy to see much. The rain cleared by the time we reached Nyaung Shwe; the main outpost forContinue reading “Travelblog#8: Inle Lake – Burma”

Travelblog#7: Hilltribe Trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake – Burma

**NOTE: During our hike to Inle Lake Roy and I discovered that the Singh brothers (whom we booked the expedition with) have been misleading their customers and exploiting their guides. We did manage to turn it around and still have a great experience, but I feel morally obliged to include a “Comments on the SinghContinue reading “Travelblog#7: Hilltribe Trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake – Burma”