Category Archives: travel

A month in Myanmar

I spent 26 days in Myanmar, 3.1.2008—29.1.2008. My route was pretty much the common tourist route: 3.1. AirAsia to Yangon 5.1. overnight bus to Nyaungschwe (Inle lake) 8.1. overnight bus Mandalay 11.1. bus to Hsipaw 13.1. bus Kyaukme 14-16.1. Trekking near Kyaukme 17.1. Bus to Mandalay 19.1. Boat to Bagan 22.1. overnight bus to Yangon […]

Reading about Burma on Ko Chang

Spent 10 days on Ko Chang off the Andaman coast near Ranong. (So this is not the big Ko Chang near Cambodia.) Very pleasant and little developed place: simple bungalows, nice quiet beaches and not too many people. Read some books about Burma and didn’t do much else. Burmese Days is George Orwell’s first novel, set […]

Mae Sai

Decided not to go to the beach just yet, but go north instead. Before that spent some more days in Bangkok. The kings birthday on December 5th was crowded. Heading north i took an overnight bus to Mae Sai. It’s the northernmost place in thailand, small town growing around a four lane highway hitting the […]