The road to Mandalay

After a few lazy days in Inle Lake, I was back on the move again. There were still two things I really wanted to do before leaving Myanmar - hiking in Hsipaw, a town in the hills of the northern Shan State; and taking the old, scenic train journey that runs through Northern Myanmar, between … Continue reading The road to Mandalay

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Floating along in Inle Lake

Inle Lake is the ideal place for a few chilled out days if you're in need of a break from big cities, feeling a bit 'templed out', or have just spent a couple of days hiking around the Burmese countryside in dry season. It's a peaceful lakeside town in southern Shan State, surrounded by lush … Continue reading Floating along in Inle Lake