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The next town of any size west of Pai is about two hours of twists and hairpins farther. To get to Soppong, or Pangmapha as it is also known, one either gets a seat in a minivan heading for Mae … Continue reading

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Yangon – Downtown Streets

In Yangon, near the downtown, the side streets are lined with apartments stacked almost always exactly seven floors above the ground level. At the front is a porch area, usually hanging with drying laundry, mostly barred, and also with barred windows.  … Continue reading

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Inching Across Burma – Bagan to Inle (Kalaw)

via the locals bus.  Surprisingly, the actual bus we would ride in was the vehicle which came to my hotel at 3:30 am.  After gathering up the pre-booked passengers throughout Nyaung U, it parked by the market where it was … Continue reading

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