Savoy Hotel Yangon
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... As they don't have the funds to bring in a native English speaking teacher they ask tourists to come in to practice with the students. Mostly, we chatted with small groups of students, with them asking us questions to practice their English and us asking them things about Myanmar. I asked what the face paint was for and within seconds we were having it expertly applied by the students. It was lovely to help out and it fondly reminded of my teaching days in Thailand. The ...
... scary retrieval of our stuff was far from ideal and the two day trek a bit more punishing than anticipated but these are classic travelling incidents which we can laugh about in the future- on the whole we all got on great and had a blast. Even Tom who admittedly felt a bit alienated by elements of Myanmar's way of life seemed to enjoy the new experiences and sights.
I hadn't seen my cousin Daniel for ten years (and that was at his wedding to wife Wai Lee in Paris) so it's ...
... finally we are back on the bus and now heading to a Monastery.
Those of you who read yesterday's blog know I am not thrilled about going to another monastery. I think when I first booked these tours I was thinking of a spiritual place being run by someone like the Dalai Lama. Reality can be a bummer. This is a very old monastery, not anywhere as large as the one we saw yesterday but the grounds are interesting as they grow some ...
... all off… great….
So over to the desk we go, to fill out a myriad of paper work (asked what brand etc. the case is, of which I have no clue, and trying to translate champagne colour, a total nightmare). Assured and filled with confidence that it would be on the next flight, and there are 3 flights a day to Burma, (it transpires later that it meant 3 flights worldwide, not just Bangkok and Thai Airways,) we leave in an air-conditioned bus (with a driver who ...