📅 March 2017 ▶️ Myanmar has been the one country in South East Asia which surprised me the most. It is a very different expierence to the other countries in the area and offers a lot of cool caves and temples to explore. Hitch hiking was super easy as well and based on my travel expense stats, it is also the cheapest country I have visited with 2,65€ average costs on food per day!
[26/03/2017] My last stop in Myanmar was the world famous and absolutely breath taking temple complex of Bagan. Not only is it much bigger than Cambodia’s Ankgor Wat, but it also has a very different kind of architecture. I woke up for 5 consecutive sunrises at 04:30 and even spent one night in a small temple! Monywa and it’s huge standing Buddha turned out to be a great side stop on my way to Mandalay as well. Read the rest of this entry »
[18/03/2017] The balancing Golden Rock in Kyaikhteeyoe was crowded with locals, but the sunrise after walking up in the night was probably the best in the country! Stopping in the capital Naypyitaw next with it’s empty 20 lane highway was a good choice as well before arriving in Kalaw to do an independent 1 day hike to famous Inle Lake. Read the rest of this entry »
[13/03/2017] Myanmar is a true gem in the South East Asian landscape. It is not overrun by tourists (yet) and hosts some of the friendliest people I have met in Asia so far. This first part features the capital Yangon, giving me a strange sensation of actually liking a city and the amazing outdoor hub Hpa-An! Oh and as everywhere in Burma, you will see a lot of Buddhas! Read the rest of this entry »