Travel Blogs from Mawlamyine, Myanmar

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Big river delta, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Big river delta

A travel blog entry by linda-and-rick

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... east, many with stupas on. Some stupas are perched on big bare boulder like rocks, others nestled among the trees. Here in Mawlamyine there is also a long ridge of hills with stupas along the top, so yesterday we walked from north to south, visiting ...

Paauk Meditation Centre, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Paauk Meditation Centre

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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Time to reflect and these ladies at the Paauk Meditation Centre (established 1935) certainly have plenty of time to simply do this. When I first saw them sitting still under their nets, it reminded me of the food at home with the net cover but this was ...

HIGHLIGHTS Tues 25 Dec: Rubber bands, Meditation, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

HIGHLIGHTS Tues 25 Dec: Rubber bands, Meditation

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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After an hour long boat trip to Bilu island, visited different villages making bamboo hats, wooden pipe for smoking and pens where boys will be boys and were quite content playing with an old coconut palm leaf, saw raw rubber being rolled out, rubber ...

Bamboo Hat > Pipe > Rubber Band > Walking Stick, Nathmaw, Myanmar travel blog

Bamboo Hat > Pipe > Rubber Band > Walking Stick

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... Cuenca, Ecuador. The day started with a trip to the Mon island of Bilu Kyun (Orge Island). An hour's boat ride across from Mawlamyine to the 75 villages on this island. We wondered why there were lifejackets in our yellow bus. Answer … we needed to ...

Descente vers le sud, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Descente vers le sud

A travel blog entry by marie-julie

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Après 24h de trajet (7h de bus, 7h d'attente et re-10h de bus), arrivée finalement à Mawlamyine, au sud de la Birmanie. Pour se reposer on s'offre un bel hôtel, le luxe (à 30$, ca reste raisonnable quand même!) pour 4 jours! L'endroit est ...

Sud-est Birman et premieres impressions, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Sud-est Birman et premieres impressions

A travel blog entry by thometcamo

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... ville "meme pas a negocier" (ca fait bizarre apres l'Inde et le Nepal), nous parvenons a Mawlamyine, charmante bourgade et -comme de nombreuses au Myanmar finalement- fut un temps capitale de l'Etat. Un passe colonialiste sous l'Empire britannique, nous ...

Golden rocks, ogres and speeches, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Golden rocks, ogres and speeches

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... est passé. Ils étaient vraiment fiers qu’une Birmane puisse être aussi connue et qu’elle puisse diriger le Myanmar à l’avenir.    Our first stop after Yangon was Kyaitiko, where there is a famous golden boulder on a ...

HIGHLIGHTS Mon 24 Dec: All day drive to Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

HIGHLIGHTS Mon 24 Dec: All day drive to Mawlamyine

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... day of Explore's 3 week trip through Myanmar. An 8 am departure for the 300 km trip to the former capital of British Burma Mawlamyine also known as Moulmein. The Taukkyan War Cemetery. During WWII 27,000 died and 6,374 soldiers are buried here. It was to ...

Going on a detour south, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Going on a detour south

A travel blog entry by foegoer

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... I asked already more than enough time and energy of A Shin M. This man talks to us and tells us we can ride with him to Mawlamyine, a place south of Pha-An. In the area is also some great things to see. After asking him several times and telling him it ...

Sunset from Kyaik Than Lan Paya - Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Sunset from Kyaik Than Lan Paya - Mawlamyine

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... to town first up was the 100 year old Seindon Mibaya Kyaung monastery where King Mindon Min's queen Seindon sought refuge after Myanmar’s last monarch King Thibaw min took power. I hate to think of the repairs and maintenance that is needed to ...

Golden Rock, Golden Rock, Myanmar travel blog

Golden Rock

A travel blog entry by bennomoni

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Sleepy little big town, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Sleepy little big town

A travel blog entry by kenyanmaasai

Mawlamyine - or what I call Moulmein (and a few thousand others) is a very sleepy little big town. I suppose this is also because we got here as the sun was setting. It's the typical riverside town you'll expect in SEAsia. Superb vista of the river ...

Drive to Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Drive to Mawlamyine

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... . After a short stop to see elephants ambling along the side of the road we made it at 5 pm to Mawlamyine and Cinderella Hotel with its shocking purple colour scheme. I am sure that we will be in more shocking ...

Planes, Trains and 1960's automobiles, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Planes, Trains and 1960's automobiles

A travel blog entry by flyingspikes

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... who have missed the last couple, welcome back and great you have ya! Anyway so now we are in a rather remote area called Mawlamyine which is around a 10 hour train trip from a placed called Yangon, which is only a 90 minute flight from Bangkok (and is ...

Time machine Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Time machine Mawlamyine

A travel blog entry by tom_hannah

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... ;     25/05/15 We spent the morning visiting Kyaikthanlan Paya which was at the top of the hill overlooking Mawlamyine- you could even see prisoners walking around the prison grounds in town. We also had our pictures taken with some locals and ...

Lookin' Lazy at the Sea, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Lookin' Lazy at the Sea

A travel blog entry by ralfthebear

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We hopped on a bus down to Mawlamyine, formerly Moulmein of Kipling fame where he wrote "On the road to Mandalay", and home for a time to George Orwell. Orwell's mother's family came from this town and although he was born in India and grew up in England ...

Down in the South, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Down in the South

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... and a good cycling tour For the confusion of the Russians (or anybody else) the third largest city in Myanmar is known by the three names Mawlamyaing, Mawlamyine and Moulmein. To me it was not apparent which one is the current name as locals seemed to ...

George Orwell couldn't pronounce it either..., Mawlamyine, Myanmar (Burma) travel blog

George Orwell couldn't pronounce it either...

A travel blog entry by jab13

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The name of this riverside city in the Mon state and former capital is Mawlamyine. Following my pukey bus adventure, I arrived at the Breeze Guest House, which was dirty with owners who were jerks and is just another piece of collateral for my anti-Lonely ...

Eine Odyssee in den Südosten von Myanmar, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Eine Odyssee in den Südosten von Myanmar

A travel blog entry by dieria

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... Uhr war um, bald schon Mitternacht... Und endlich um 01:15 erreichten wir mit 8 Stunden Verspätung die drittgrösste Stadt in Myanmar, die Laune war durch die Müdigkeit bisle angespannt, der TukTuk-Fahrer hat uns wie üblich abgezogen... Und auch bei ...

Southern Myanmar, hanging out at a monastery, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Southern Myanmar, hanging out at a monastery

A travel blog entry by amyl.emerson

... up with seven or eight suspicious bites on her leg, bedbugs? We moved to a much larger room and had a better sleep. Mawlamyine is the 3rd largest city in Burma, yet it was devoid of tourists and Westerners. Walking around town we were constantly ...

Trains, longboats, caves, walks and a 19 hr ferry!, Mawlamyine to Bagan via Mandalay, Myanmar travel blog

Trains, longboats, caves, walks and a 19 hr ferry!

A travel blog entry by thomasworldtour

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... ever time on motorbikes so it was an experience.   The night bus was better than we had feared, despite the Myanmar peculiarities of Siberian air conditioning and incessantly loud TV on the bus. The other passengers didn't seem to mind, perhaps they ...

Ogres, horse-carts and rubber bands?, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Ogres, horse-carts and rubber bands?

A travel blog entry by debbiewaldman

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Our fun today was visiting Ogre Island, not just because it sounds scary, but because it was a fun day trip from Mawlamyine and involved some fun stuff. We had a local guide, Mr. Myu, for the day, and two others joined us. The one hour ferry ride was on ...

Mawlamyne, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Mawlamyne

A travel blog entry by julika

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Clickety Clack all the way to Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Clickety Clack all the way to Mawlamyine

A travel blog entry by debbiewaldman

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Today we took the train south from Yangon to Mawlamyine. We chose to take this 11 hour journey for the journey, not the speed. Kids hadn't really been on a train, and we haven't for years. The slow speed through the countryside was going to be a nice ...

MA-GNI-FIQUE!!! un reel bonheur..., Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

MA-GNI-FIQUE!!! un reel bonheur...

A travel blog entry by bensamson

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Mawlamyine, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Mawlamyine

A travel blog entry by bensamson

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Dernier jour a Mawlameyine, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Dernier jour a Mawlameyine

A travel blog entry by bensamson

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Dernier jour ic avanbt de prendre un bus de nuit pour retourner sur Yangon et filer au nord a Mandalay. Les qq jours ici etait vraiment chouette, nous avons fait une ballade sur une ile dans le coin puis nous sommes alles a un monastere Buddhistes et ...

Mawlamyine, Myanmar (Moulmein), Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Mawlamyine, Myanmar (Moulmein)

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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Took a local bus back to Moulmein.  The bus ride was great with wonderful countryside views. Once back in Moulmein I decided to return to Breeze Rest House and this time I had a room for $12.00 a night (I think or it might have been 15$!!) on ...

Mawlamyine to Hpa-An, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Mawlamyine to Hpa-An

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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... eat it, you probably don't want to eat it neither.  This was the case at all the restaurants close to the hotel.  True to Myanmar culture, they will do their best to try and help you out. So, as we are trying to see if there is anything they can ...

Mawlamyine (Moulmein), Myanmar, Mawlamyine, Myanmar travel blog

Mawlamyine (Moulmein), Myanmar

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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Yet another bus ride and this time it is to Mawlamyine (all the foreigners pronounce it Moulmein).  Luckily people were looking out for me once again!!!  I don't think the bus I was on actually had a stop in Moulmein. At ...

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