A badly reconstructed palace and a really big snake in Bago March 31st 2010 Heading down from Kyaiktiyo and the Golden Rock to Bago, we largely retraced our drive from the day before. In fact, we had driven through downtown Bago on our way from Yangon. The difference this time was that I was not reading a magazine an instead was looking at the world going by. It was quite an interesting drive, with much of it along a small river, and almost the entire drive through dry r ... read more
Asia » Burma » Yangon Region » Bago 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
I'm an Australian living in the US and heading out on 8 months sabbatical from my job in banking. Thanks boss!I have travelled quite a lot over the last 10 years, but nothing like this. The trip starts in the Arctic circle and Murmansk and flows by train and bus down to the southern tip of India. Home to Perth for a month or so and then back up into SE Asia. It should be a fun ride.
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