Better late than never… our photographs from Burma. “Mandalay (Amarapura, Inwa, Sagaing) > Inle Lake > Bagan > Rangoon” From Burma, posted by Stefan Brierley on 9/24/2013 (56 items) Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

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The bus from Bagan to Yangon took 10 hours. 10 hours of bad karaoke surrounded by vomiting locals once again. We plugged in our iPods to drown out the retching and watched the country fly by out the window. The majority of the road was a brand-new motorway, seemingly we were the only vehicle. Yangon […]

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If I’m honest, it was our next destination, Bagan – that has been behind my desire to visit Burma for so long. Covering over 40 square kilometres, over 4000 temples, monasteries and stupas emerge from a blanket of forest. With the earliest dating back to the 11th century, and a myriad styles and colours all […]

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Working out where to head to after Mandalay, and how to get there, was confusing at best. Information on travel and accommodation in Burma is hard to come by, changes rapidly and is soon out of date. Luckily our hotel staff in Mandalay seemed pretty switched on and with their help we decided to head […]

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We left Chiang Mai (Thailand) on the overnight *express* train to Bangkok, where we would be transferring to our flight to Mandalay that same morning. A little risky given the same journey (in reverse) that we did a few days earlier was over 3 hours late. However luckily for us the train arrived pretty much […]

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