The Cruise to Bagan

Myanmar’s lifeline, the Irrawaddy River flows from the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas cutting across the country from north to south before emptying into the Andaman Sea. The river is used for commercial transport and is Myanmar’s largest river, about 2,170 kilometers long. It is a pleasant way to travel between Mandalay and Bagan, two … Continue reading The Cruise to Bagan

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First Impressions

It started in this guesthouse, my fondness for Mandalay, where we were greeted with grace and elegance. The tastefully built B&B has three floors of spacious rooms and a dining area on the roof deck. Once owned by the mama, Wyn and wife, Sue, now run the place. With her immaculate English and years of … Continue reading First Impressions

Lijiang

Nestled at the foot of the Jade Dragon Mountain, Lijiang is blessed with gorgeous natural surroundings. Infused with cultural flavors owing to the profound ethnic heritage of the region, which consequently has lured both the domestic and foreign tourist for perhaps a decade now. A UNESCO World Heritage Site with Dayan Old Town being the … Continue reading Lijiang