The Strand Yangon
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For work via Bangkok
Have pushed myself to escape reasonably comfortable confines of naff hotel and spent day walking around Rangoon! Designed by British on a grid system so even I didn't get lost! Well not very anyway! Reminds me slightly of Havana -totally run down and derelict in parts with the occasional renovation of colonial buildings! It rained and I have no …
... 8217;t really like the idea of walking around barefoot and paying to check my sandals outside, so I will just leave. I’ve seen enough of this temple anyway.
Walked south along 26th Street, the east side of the Indian Market, which is jam-packed with street vendors. It’s challenging to walk through here as even the middle of the narrow street is full of people selling things! This block is full of food. There’s live chickens in cages, lots ...
... included some kind of chant. That night we were taking a bus to Mandalay. We were waiting for about 3 hrs before the bus picked us up. We at least met some travellers from California who were good company. The bus arrived in Mandalay sooner than we thought. We walked into a hotel at 4am, waking up one of the staff. Thankfully they allowed us to check into a room right away with no extra charge. After getting some good sleep we explored the town. We soon realised there was not much to ...
... sudden, I hear the familiar "Eskoooose meee, eskooooooose me, pweeeease seat down!". Of course, it was ANOTHER white girl just getting up for a stroll around the cabin!
I'm still not quite sure what these girls were thinking but judging by the flight attendant's reaction and final intercom announcement it didn't seem like this was the first time something like this had happened.
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