I traveled to Mynamar in November 2014 for 2 months. I applied for a 90 day meditation visa as 30 days was not enough. All you need is a letter from a monastery that is willing to host you.

It was fairly unexposed to tourism due to the ongoing political situation.As far as travel experiences are concerned, it was definitely one of my best. It’s changing fast, go now!

“This is Burma and it is unlike any land you know about” -Rudyard Kipling, Letters from the East (1898).

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View from Dhammayangyi Temple in Bagan

Sunrise from Dhammayangyi Temple in Bagan

Trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake

Royal Palace in Mandalay

Window detail in Kalaw

Fishermen on Inle Lake

Kaung Myat Restaurant in Yangon

Banana sellers in Yangon

Shop front in Yangon

Dancing fisherman


Morning tea in Yangon

Buddha statue factory in Yangon

Nuns in Mandalay

Chip factory in Kalaw

Stilt house on Inle Lake

Mandalay hill