Travel Blogs from Yangon (Rangoon)
1st Impression - nice! and relaxed.. especially after a hectic city like Bangkok.
People still dont entirely know how to behave to tourist..
they are afraid to look me in the eyes haha..
For the 1st time i noticed how "small" Asian people are.. specially in this town..
Im 1.81 and compared to some citizens im like a giant! haha
Brendacundy stayed here on Oct 4, 2013 during their trip titled: Myanmar 2013.
Flying in from Bangkok, Yangon was our first port of call and our opportunity to see if “The Dollars” worked. Since obtaining them, we had spent several days treating them with more care than some countries treat their nuclear arsenal. We were not taking any chances.
So imagine the relief (and sense of anti-climax after …
“This is Burma. It is quite unlike any place you know about.”
Kipling may have written those words last century, but they still resonate today. We weren’t quite sure what to expect of Burma*, but we were both very excited about being able to come here. Our first glimpse of the country was on our approach to Yangon airport …
I am almost towards the end of this trip already.
Well, the rain for the day never stopped but luckily, it is a Sunday and the traffic was not too bad.
Check in process at the airport was smooth and efficient too, and it was the same with immigration.
By the time I cleared immigration, was already …