Travel Blogs from Yangon (Rangoon)
Day 1, 9th of April, 2028
I've finally arrived at Yangon International Airport which is located at the southern central of Burma. Along with my good friend Ross, of course. He's vietnamese so I have to translate for him! The atmosphere of this place is so nostalgic... I went to collect my luggage and then I proceeded …
... We saw a 4m tall gold buddha where we witnessed many locals putting real gold leaves on the buddha. We decided to go see where they make the gold leaves. It takes 6hrs of pounding to get the gold thin enough to sell as a leaf. That is a lot of hard work. Later that night we hiked up mandalay hill to watch the sunset. Then we walked along the wall of a kings palace to a puppet show. The kings palace is a massive chunk of land surrounded by a moat. It took us 40min to walk one side of ...
... on Danyingon Station before the train turned east, the far corner of the loop. Here we were out of the city, surrounded by fields of rice and other crops, brick houses replaced by small wooden huts. We passed the airport, with a Tiger Air flight coming in to land directly over us. Then we began to turn south once more, and the fields were gradually replaced once more by built up areas, houses and shops. Three hours after departing we arrived, sweaty and hungry, back ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking