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Tuk Tuk Tour Lisu Village Myanmar

Our Tuk Tuk Tour to the Lisu Village was organised by the lovely Lily. She runs Hotel Lily The Home in Hsipaw. It’s the best place to stay if you want to experience the feel of being part of a Myanmar family, cause that’s how Lily makes you feel … part of the family. She […]

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12 Magical Moments in Myanmar

We had so many magical moments in Myanmar … it was hard to choose our top 12 … Selfies with the village kids outside Hsipaw … they had never seen a camera before! Drinking in the first rays of sunrise on our own private pagoda in Bagan Marvelling at the one legged rowers on Inle Lake […]

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Bikes, Boats & The Bamboo Hut at Inle Lake Myanmar

Today’s adventure was to explore the surrounds of Inle Lake. So we jumped on our bikes from Thu Thu rental, a wallet breaking $1.50 each for the day. We weaved our way thru the local traffic & roads (maps are of little use as no roads are marked in English). Following a vague sense of […]

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Our Top 11 Hits for Hsipaw Myanmar

Hsipaw is a beautiful small town in northern Myanmar, previously known for its trekking to remote villages. It was once reserved for the intrepid traveller but now has become accessible for those wanting time out from the tourist trail. It provides a warm welcoming village type atmosphere with everything available within one square km. A […]

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Riverside Relaxation

Here we sit on the banks of the Duthawadi River (Hsipaw, Myanmar), sipping our freshly brewed lemon grass tea. We’ve found a friendly spot called the Black House Coffee Shop. It serves a range of teas, coffees & freshly made banana bread. The perfect place to just stop & be. Relaxing here, there is nothing […]

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Respite in Downtown Yangon

Its 38C with 87% humidity Sweat pools in every crevice Dripping from every point on your body You weave your way through the throngs of people Mindful of the broken side walk One wrong move will plunge you Into the slightly stinky sewers Everyone scrambles for the shady side of the street So you’re all […]

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Beautiful Burmese Culture

The moment we stepped foot in Myanmar (Burma) we knew it would be special. The airport was calm, immigration officers smiled & laughed as we were ushered into a world of the past. Myanmar is on the cusp of an avalanche of tourism but having spent the last 4 weeks with these beautiful people I […]

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