Mandalaaaay! June 16th 2007 A 45 minute minute plane ride was all in took to transport us from one of SE Asia's most modern cities, Bangkok, to one stuck firmly in 1965. Yangon, the capital of Myanmar, was straight out fascinating the moment we landed! Maybe it was the face painted customs ladies, maybe it was the drive to town in a 40 year old rusty Mazda taxi, or maybe it was the bald female monks walking unassumingly alon ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Mandalay Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
"...some of us are cave dwellers, some of us live in houses, some of us like to be loose footed..."
(Ramblin' Man, by Lemon Jelly, from the album Lost Horizons)
After years of being ruled by the screech of that 7.48am Monday morning alarm, its time to throw that, and the "2 day weekend" out the window, and hit the road. Lookin forward to getting loose footed in China, 'Nam, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, and Cambodia! Hope you enjoy our adventures...
Chris n Kako ... full info