The Strand Yangon
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Rangoon now called Yangon is the former capital city of Myanmar (formerly Burma). The moved the capital a couple of years ago to Nay-pyi-daw as Yangon has out grown itself. The new capital is the one with newly built 7 lane highways that have 3 cars on them. Whilst Yangon is single lane roads with 7 cars abreast. As we flew into Yangon the firs …
... than the muesli or cornflakes we grab at home, and then the soup, salads, main course and dessert for lunch is just too much. At the end of lunch, the dinner menu comes around. We can barely face it, deciding what's for dinner when we're stuffed from lunch. Down on the bank of the river, the women-ants continue their parade. The gravel in the truck can now be seen above the level of the sides, and relief, the driver hops in and with a massive puff of ...
... to ponder. After the movie we set off again towards the park. Again this park was lovely and very clean and tidy. When we entered we could hear thumping dance music which we both thought was odd and started walking towards it. It turns out that the park is bordered by a water park and they crank dance music. We also discovered that this park contained the Shwedagon Temple, which is the super big impressive gold one that I mentioned earlier so we thought best go check it out. ...
... very Chinese - I was the only visitor so it was nice to take my time and explore the artwork of the building. 5. Unfortunately there was no Chinese food to be found in China Town so I ventured to explore my last pagoda - Sule. I small circular temple overlooking the Maha Bandola Gardens was the perfect place to chill and have my final meditation with Buddha. Exiting Sule you immediately land in the Gardens surrounded by British architecture of the High Court and the Cty ...