The slow boat to Sittwe


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November 14th 2017
Published: November 28th 2017
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I’d long wanted to take a boat down (or up, I wasn’t fussy, although travelling immediately post-monsoon suggested downriver would be quicker) the Irrawaddy, the age-old “road to Mandalay”, for the sheer romance of it, but the logistics involved in trying to fit in everything that I wanted to do during this trip in a vaguely logical manner did not permit. In consolation – although, reali... Read Full Entry



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dried fish, anyone?dried fish, anyone?
dried fish, anyone?

Sittwe market
Sittwe mosqueSittwe mosque
Sittwe mosque

left to crumble behind its barricades since the 2012 communal violence



28th November 2017

Thanks so much
for your interestingly written accounts of your journey. I love your style and can picture what's happening in each place. Having just returned from Myanmar I particularly enjoy the places I did not get to, Sittwe is one. Wishing you further fascinating travels.
28th November 2017

Very good
You had been very good write. Thanks.

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