Zipping silently down a dusty road on my electric scooter, I notice an old sandstone pagoda rising up on the left of the road. The pagoda must once have been magnificent, with intricate Big News Network, 1 month ago
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It's true, Bagan is one of the places you have to go to before you die. It is so special it is a place like no other. The easiest way to reach this jewel from Manila is via Bangkok, then you can fly either to Yangon or Mandalay. From either of ...Philippine Daily Inquirer, 20 hours ago
By , The driver swerved around pedestrians, motorbikes and mules as our hired SUV sped through Mandalay on a hot July day. Riding in the back seat, I gripped the headrest in front of me and hung on for dear life. Dust swirled as we pulled off ...Washington Post, 2 days ago Cruising Burma's Irrawaddy River in style Washington Post, 2 days ago
The chill in the predawn air in the city of Bagan, Myanmar, fails to discourage travelers from leaving their van to enjoy the beautiful view ahead of them. The exhaustion after a long trip fades at the sight of the exotic panorama of Bagan. ...Jakarta Post, 1 month ago
It's said that if youre standing somewhere and don't see a golden pagoda, then youre not in Myanmar. sandip hor has the reasons why TWO novels — Srikanto by Saratchandra and Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh served to introduce me to what used to be ...The Statesman, 2 months ago
Foreign tourists sightsee at Shwe Indein Pagoda near Shan State's Inle Lake. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The number of tourists coming to Burma looks set to exceed the government's prediction of 3 million this year, but the ...Irrawaddy, 1 month ago
The writer sails down the Irrawaddy and falls in love with Myanmar. The first thing that draws my attention in Myanmar is a substance like sandalwood paste swept in circles across the cheeks of most women and children. It's thanaka, says Phyu, my ...The Hindu, 1 day ago
PEACE: Uniworld river cruise ship on the Douro River in Portugal. River cruising has become so popular that companies are struggling to meet demand, writes Brian Johnston. When I first fell in love with river cruising, I had only one fear - ...Stuff.co.nz, 2 days ago The trend making a huge comeback Melbourne Age, 2 weeks ago River cruising: The travel trend that's made a huge comeback Canberra Times, 3 weeks ago River Cruise Guide: Exotic Itineraries for Discerning Clients Travel Agent Central, 2 months ago
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A giant spider, a jumping cat monastery, floating islands and the world's longest teak bridge are all part of Andrew Drummond Law's road trip IN front of me is an enormous spider, so huge that I am standing in its shadow. Luckily the stone ...New Straits Times, 1 week ago
Men work with hammers at a gold leaf workshop in Mandalay. (Photo: Zarni Mann / The Irrawaddy) MANDALAY € Myat Par Yat, an area in Burma€s second biggest city, is always busy with the rhythmic hammering sounds. Half-naked men in more than 20 ...Irrawaddy, 2 weeks ago
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