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A tricked-out Jeepney blaring Bon Jovi pulls up to the stoplight. The driver, wearing a stone-washed jean jacket …

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Half of the adventure of Hsipaw, Myanmar is departing on the train. At its inception in 1905, the …

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Even after 50 years under a military regime, Myanmar’s smiles can’t be suppressed. The people have a resilience and inner …

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There is a traffic jam of Cinderella-style carriages outside the Pyin Oo Lwin train station. The trappings of …

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There are certain areas in Myanmar that tourists still can’t visit and Hsipaw is virtually an island surrounded …

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During out speed tour of Bago, Myanmar, our motorbike driver gave us the skinny on chewing and spitting …

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We climbed to the highest point in Bagan to try and fathom the density of ancient Buddhist monuments …

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If you are going to find tourists in Myanmar, they are on Inle Lake…but when you get away …

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We generally try not to speed-tour a town, but when faced with a three-hour bus layover in one …

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Sawtooth mountains, serpentine rivers, grotto-filled caves, and golden stupas peppered throughout…Hpa-an has all the makings of a popular …

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It’s three o’clock in the morning in Mawlamyine, Myanmar and we are looking for a place to sleep. …

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When we were planning the HoneyTrek route, Myanmar (formerly Burma) was still under a military dictatorship, saddled with …

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