We were in no hurry to leave the hotel room on our first day in Monywa. My wife and I had arrived by plane about noon, winging in over north-central Myanmar’s flat, dry-season-dead landscape. It was mid-May and the air crackled with summer heat during the slow, 15-kilometre tuk-tuk ride from the aRead More
There is a tendency in Myanmar to “enhance” natural landscapes by building pagodas on picturesque hilltops and establishing ramshackle shops where weary travellers can refresh themselves with snacks and energy drinks.
Moeyingyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary is one of those rare places
Shan State has long been established as Myanmar’s go-to destination for cultural trekking tours – these are not expeditions to remote Himalayan regions requiring special climbing equipment or survival skills, but rather easy to moderate walks through tropical highlands, well-tended farmland andRead More