THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT..When travelling in Burma ..as US Dollars are the currency of choice...make sure firstly that you have enough for your trip. (cash). I carried with me... more
The footpaths in Yangon are highly irregular to say the least! There are a range of pavement styles, and few are without major subsidence, large cracks, uneven joins, and/or gaping big holes! Most of... more
I found travelling in Burma (Myanmar) to be the hottest place that I have ever been anywhere that I have travelled. When "out and about" for the day ALWAYS make sure that you carry with you... more
ALWAYS CARRY A TORCH WITH YOU HERE
Due to the fact that the electricity can be turned off at any time of the day or night ..to carry a torch with you here is imperative..You will notice here that all... more
I've been lucky enough to have travelled round a fair bit of Southeast Asia, inluding some capital cities, and the thing that struck me about Yangon (Rangoon) is that it is very different.
I know it...
1 may 2011 I am writing this using wi fi from Cafe 365 right near Thamada Hotel where I am staying.
the fact that wi fi is so freely available when it was just a fantasy few months ago, confirms what...
Shwe - it means "golden" in burmese , Dagon - the ancient name of Yangon , the capital of Myanmar , and it means roughly " The End of Strife - don`t be alarmed , don`t be upset , don`t be worry now "...