Day #165: A bus journey through Myanmar September 14th 2013 Today we planned to travel from Pyay to Bagan, but things did not quite go to plan. The first choice was to go by train - the station is outside the town, but we managed to find a pick-up to take us there. On arrival the station was unmanned, but after discussions amongst the station vendors, the station master materialised. He explained that there should be a train every night to Bagan, but unfor ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Bagan 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 have quit my job, said au revoir to my family and friends, taken a deep breath, and set off on the trip of a lifetime: the Trans-Siberian railway.
This blog is a way of keeping myself amused during the long time away and, of course, keeping in touch with aforementioned and much-missed friends and family!... full info