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The staff went beyond terrific. I am wearing my custom longyi and blouse. I received special attention when I wore it.
Fifteen Days in Myanmar

August 4th 2018
MYANMAR Myanmar is the country that was still on my bucket list after being turned away in 2014 because I had failed to get a visa. I made sure I had the proper forms this time and I passed through immigration without a hitch. I didn’t have much in the way of expectations. I knew nothing about the country except that the names had all changed with a new government some years back. The old nam ... read more
Asia » Burma » Yangon Region » Yangon

Burmese Flag 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
7th January 2019

Beautiful Friendly Burma
Hi Linda You might recall talking to Janet and I over breakfast at the great feel hotel. We are the couple from Australia. We have been inspired by your blog and will continue to travel as well when ever we can. its been our fourth trip to Burma and love it even more each time we visit. Yes the Strand hotel is a lovely old hotel full of colonial charm. it was owned by the same family that used to own Raffles in Singapore.Will keep reading your adventurous blog for wonderful inspiration you provide older travellers. Best wishes for safe, healthy and happy travels. look us up if you ever visit Australia. kind Regards Jim & Janet.
16th February 2019

Company at Breakfast
Thank you for your great help. It made my trip even more wonderful...As you will see, I also got to Lake Inle and Bagan, although I probably could have made it a little less trouble if I had a checked a map before choosing my route.

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