The Strand Yangon
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Omar picked us at the hotel at 8:30 giving us ample time for breakfast. We then spent 2 hrs walking the streets of central Yangon whilst she explained the parks, old colonial buildings, and various ethnic areas. Virtually all the colonial buildings are junk status and are on a list of 140+ which the country what's to preserve and renovate. Only a …
We said goodbye to our nice but unreasonably noisy room at the Inle Princess resort and were picked up by boat, to be taken to the car, to be taken to the plane to get back to Yangon. As usual everything worked like clockwork. I don't know what peak season is like, but our visit to Myanmar has been run on rails. Exotissimo, their sub-contract …
It's my fault as usual, we set off far too early today and as result we got up at 5:45am, breakfasted at 7:00 were in a taxi by 8:00, arrived at the airport by 8:20 for a flight that was leaving at 11:35. You just can't get it right.
The flight was only 2:40hrs and we arrived in Yangon at 13:00 to be met by Ohnmar (it could be Amar, we …
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... enough about Burma (they call themselves Burmese, they speak Burmese, so I am going to still call the country Burma for the purposes of this blog) so I ordered a good travel guide, spent some time with it and tried to make the best choices possible. For our first day in port I booked the tour to the ancient capital (a 9 1/2 hour excursion) as I thought do the biggest part on the first day. Of course once I had the tour book in my hands my excitement level ratcheted ...