Category Archives: Yangon

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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Yangon – All That Glitters

The stunning golden side of Yangon -the Karaweik Palace is a concrete reproduction of a royal barge

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The rooms are not fancy but the floors and walls are wood, perfectly varnished, furnished with everything one needs, and clean. The hot water works, the aircon works, the breakfast is ample and excellent, the staff is quiet and lovely, and there is a small garden area if you would rather be outside than in your room hiding from the afternoon Yangon heat. Continue reading

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