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#13: Mandalay, a boat to Katha, & being ill in Yangon – My last week in Burma

19th-25th September, 2014 Mandalay was a bit “meh”, but we had suspected as much. We had already decided that it was a place we were just going to pass through so as soon as we arrived there we went straight to the jetty and booked a boat heading upriver for the following morning. This stillContinue reading “Travelblog#13: Mandalay, a boat to Katha, & being ill in Yangon – My last week in Burma”

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”