Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... world opinion in favor of Aung San Suu Kyi's cause, but she remains under strict surveillance in Rangoon and the old regime is still in power. " Aung San Suu Kyi has spent 16 of the 20 years, until her latest release in 2010, under house arrest. University Avenue, which we travelled down, was closed off by the military during that time to prevent the people from gathering near her. The people expect her to run for President in 2015, however a recent change to the constitution ...
... br> I skipped lunch as I was still full from breakfast and we were not that far from Yangoon (80km).
The afternoon rolled by; the terrain remained flat and arable. There were lots of flooded rice fields; huge grey cows with long horns were grazing by the side of the road.
We arrived in leafy Yangoon late afternoon. I decided to go for a walk. I walked to thee Maha Bandoola Bridge (Yangoon’s answer to the Brooklyn ...
... so it makes sense. These days I tend to find apartments on airbnb which cost between $25-40 a night so cheaper than a hotel, close to the airport (10-15 minutes away) and also close to two big malls, restaurants etc.
Anyway back to this trip... I haven't been in the international departures area of DMK (Don Muaeng airport) for awhile and my first thought was WOW!!! Some airports don't even have that nice a departures area for their ONLY ...
... to the airport to catch out flight back to Bangkok. It was an invigorating car journey to say the least. However we made it with enough time to grab a few snacks, exchange our last few Kyat notes and freshen up before the flight. One hour later I was back in Bangkok for the third time in as many months. Yoni and I made our way via the skytrain back to Silom (a central area of Bangkok), and parted ways (he was now heading North to Chiang Mai). I hailed a taxi to take me to the train ...
... out the last things we need to get done before we start our time with the tour.
At six we head upstairs to meet the rest of our tour group – and our tour leader. It’s a sizeable group given we’re off-season, but then a two-week tour starting on a Saturday lends itself very well to people who are just looking for a couple of weeks of culture. It’s a mixed bag, quite a few Aussies and Kiwis, a handful of Brits, and a couple ...