From the Bay of Bengal to the Shan Plateau

Novices at Ngwesaung BeachIn early May 2019 we (Tobias and Htet Htet, Martin and his wife Bee plus Ei Ei and myself) rented a comfortable car and set out on a 14-day tour of Myanmar. As Ei Ei and I had been to Ngewsaung beach several times, we joined the ...

A TRIP TO MYANMAR’S DEEP SOUTH

We traveled overland all the way from Yangon to Myeik, previously known as Mergui. The first leg (Yangon – Ye) by public bus. It took around 11 hours. There isn’t much to see in Ye, as it is a sleepy little town. We had arranged decent accommodation at ...

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RUBY LAND – A trip to Mogok

The gem city of Mogok has about 150,000 inhabitants. Her residents are a colorful mix of ethnic Burmese (Bamar), Shan, Lisu, Palaung, Kachin and Karen. As in other hill stations in Myanmar, numerous Indians and Gurkhas (Nepali) have settled the ...

Chin State

A journey to Chin State Hi Folks, we’re back in Yangon after a 10-day trip. After our exhausting drive through Chin State (see below) we had a day of rest in Bagan. We reached the ancient capital on April 23rd 2018 at 00.40 h after a fourteen hour hell r ...