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Riding the Circle Line in order to escape bustling Yangon

23-25 March 2014 I wish I could say that I saved the best for the end, but unfortunately Yangon was not my most favorite place. Maybe because it was freaking hot when I was there, which made me very loom the whole day long! Yangon was the only city during my whole trip where I felt the need of taking a shower after I just had one! With some effort I managened to convince myself for a walking tour of Yangon. I did not expect this city to have some of the grandest colonial-era buildings in all of South East...

Main stupa of Shwedagon Paya in all it's glory 0

Discovering the relatively unknown Burma/Myanmar: Yangon

Burma was never really on my list to visit when planning my trip around the world. Truth is, I didn’t plan this far ahead and I had a little more than 2 weeks to spare so I figured I’d go check out what’s going on in Myanmar. I haven’t met that many people in my travels that actually have been to Myanmar, so that gives me a good reason to visit it. Getting there was easy though, just booked a return ticket from AirAsia and you could get the visa in Bangkok. Normally you have to wait about 21 days...