Posts Tagged ‘Mandalay’

Burma Day 3 – Around Mandalay

Burma Day 3 – Around Mandalay

Plenty of tea, fruit juice and a delicious egg pancake surrounded by Mandalay’s early-morning business people at Shwe Pyi Moe cafe started my day, and then I hopped into my hired taxi for a day around Amarapura, Saigang and Inwa, former royal capitals. My driver called himself Poe, and was a heavy-set tall man in […]

Burma Day 2 – Mandalay.

Burma Day 2 – Mandalay.

I was up at 4:30am and took the taxi to the airport to catch a flight to Mandalay.  The very name conjures up images of timeless exoticism and tradition, poetry, song, Kipling….and Robbie Williams.  The taxi ride from Mandalay airport to town was 12,000 kyat and on the way in through the traffic-choked streets and […]

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