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Bus from Mandalay to Hsipaw

by joji

July 11, 2012 We purchased our tickets for the bus from Mandalay to Hsipaw directly from a ticketing agency located only a couple of blocks from the Silver Swan Hotel.  The name of the bus company is Dothawaddi (means small river) and the tickets cost 5,000 Kyat/person.  The departure time was 2:30 PM with an […]

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Gold Leaf, Mahamuni Image and Shwe In Bin Kyaung Monastery

by joji

9th of July, 2012 On our first morning in Mandalay we chose to hire a trishaw (three person bicycle) as our form of transportation.  Whenever possible we like to take transportation that doesn’t require gasoline and is a much more peaceful ride.  Also, being outside give you a much better experience of the surroundings and […]

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Bus from Yangon to Mandalay

by joji

08 July, 2012 We booked our bus ride from Yangon to Mandalay through our hotel in Yangon.  The name of the bus company was Mandalar Min Express and it cost 13,000 Kyat/person (about $15 usd).  We were told that because of the newly opened highway and newer buses the ride would only take seven hours […]

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