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Back to Yangon as our Final Stop in Myanmar

by Heidi

July 29-30, 2012 When we returned to Yangon at the end of our journey through Myanmar we had two full days left. We would have been happy to fly to Thailand right away, but instead we had two days to pass in the city. July 29, 2012 White Elephants and White Marble Buddha (Kyauk Daw […]

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Bus from Kinpun (Mt. Kyaiktiyo – Golden Rock) to Yangon

by joji

28, July 2012 We purchased our tickets for the bus from Kinpun to Yangon directly from our hotel, Golden Sunrise, for 7,000 Kyat/person.  This included the bus (pickup truck) picking us up from the hotel, since we were on the main road back to Kyaikto.  If you remember from a our post regarding the bus […]

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Pilgrimage to Mt. Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock)

by Heidi

July 27, 2012 The Golden Rock stupa of Kyaiktiyo is a major pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists. It is busy with devotees during the pilgrimage season (from November to March), but we went during monsoon season, when there were very few people at the Golden Rock. For us, the major part of the experience was […]

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Bus from Bago to Kinpun (Mt. Kyaiktiyo- Golden Rock)

by joji

26, July 2012 In the afternoon after sightseeing we boarded a bus from Bago to Kyaikto.  We had a little help from our tour guide in Bago who purchased the tickets and helped us catch the bus.  The bus tickets to Kyaikto cost 5,000 Kyat/person.  Because we were traveling during monsoon (low) season, the bus […]

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