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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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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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Shwedagon Paya- Golden Stupa

by Heidi

July 7, 2012 Shwedagon Paya is one of the most amazing sights that we have seen. I think it should be considered one of the seven wonders of the world. A paya (or stupa or pagoda) is a dome-shaped structure that often contains Buddhist relics and is used as a place of worship. There are […]

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