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Nyaungshwe

A great travel agency in Nyaungshwe (Inle Lake)

 

I’d like to go trekking from Inle Lake to Kalaw, but a guide on my own is way too expensive (75000K), I need to find more travelers to share with!

 

I ask in Gipsy Inn, Joy Hotel and several travel More >

Cycling Around Nyangshwe

Cycling on the west side of Inle Lake

 

 

Today is the first day I enjoy the wonderful Gipsy Inn breakfast. My first breakfast in Myanmar, as I usually have my first food around noon! Only Mark and Amy, the 2 “Thais” from my bus, are here. More >

Inle Lake fisherman

A day floating on the beautiful Inle Lake

The hotels can arrange for you a boat tour on Inle Lake for 15000K, and you’ll share the price (usually 5 people max). We were 3 and we walked about 10m out of the hotel before a smiley guy came to us More >

Mandalay Hill2

Walking around Mandalay city and Mandalay Hill

 

 

After a great night sleep recovering from my 70kms trip in the countryside, I decided to visit Mandalay Hill, skipping Mandalay Palace and its 10$ entrance fee going straight into the government’s More >

Gipsy Inn Nyangshwe

Leaving Mandalay for Nyangshwe (Inle Lake)

At 5pm the truck came to pick me up at AD1 Hotel. I piled up with a bunch of locals, we picked up some more people including 5 tourists, and we finally got to the bus. I heard them talk and I More >

Mingun Paya

The best way to go around Mandalay area: rent a motorbike!

 

Today my day started at 7am. And let me tell you, I’m definitely not a morning person!! That’s how it came to my mind to have the greatest breakfast ever: a can of red bull!! (just kidding, you might More >

Sewing my new longyi

Day 2: discovering Yangon – The big rip off about changing money!

 

Another day walking around Yangon, the street life is really amazing, so many markets, hundreds of stalls,  people smiling all the time. I spent most of the day in the markets: fruit markets, clothes More >

Sule Pagoda

First day in Yangon: Getting a cheap hotel and walking around!

 

Yangon is an incredible city of more than 4 millions inhabitants. At first it just seems like any other big crowded city (and I don’t like big cities!), but once I got to the center the architecture More >

Myanmar from the plane

Going to Myanmar from Bangkok

To fly to Yangon from Bangkok, the cheapest company you’ll find is Air Asia. I booked online only 10 days before my departure and I paid 135 euros return (all taxes included, 10kg checked in luggage More >

Mongolia

[video] A glimpse of Mongolia

Spending a month in Mongolia was one of the most incredible things I’ve done. The generosity of the mongolian people living in such an extreme environment blew my mind.

 

It was the beginning of my More >

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