Myanmar: Inle Lake

From the history lover’s paradise of Bagan, I hopped on a night bus to my next destination: Inle Lake. The night buses here have actually been a lot better than I was expecting of a place still adjusting to tourism. JJ Express is the best provider, but for a price bracket down, Shwe Sin Satkyar … More Myanmar: Inle Lake

Myanmar: Bagan

From Mandalay, I moved onto Inle Lake with the girls from Ostello Bello, only to be struck down again by what I feared was the parasite. I had to leave my travel buddies and fly down to Yangon for the only decent medical attention in the country – if you’re sick in Myanmar and need … More Myanmar: Bagan

Myanmar: Mandalay

From my whistle stop tour of Bangkok, I flew to Myanmar. I had a bit of an adventure getting to the airport; it was torrentially raining, the bus didn’t turn up and then the taxi I got with a Russian couple both ripped us off and got stuck in standstill traffic for what seemed a … More Myanmar: Mandalay

Thailand: Pai

After a big New Years in Chiang Mai, I headed northwest to a hippie little town called Pai, up in the mountains. I wasn’t looking forward to the journey: there are 762 turns in about 3 hours, and is consequently notorious for making people sick. Luckily, my Stugeron did its job, and I arrived a … More Thailand: Pai