Hsipaw, Myanmar

Hsipaw, Shan State, Myanmar

Pyin Oo Lwin train station, Myanmar

Gokteik Viaduct, Shan State, Myanmar

Jasmin puking. Me squirting. Thus begins three weeks of food poisoning. Did I mention we had a 9-hour train trip? 6am, Pyin Oo Lwin train station… I chivalrously decided to give Jasmin the window seat, lest she unleash yesterday’s chocolate milkshake upon her fellow passengers… of which there were many, seeing as we chanced upon […]

Pyin Oo Lwin, Shan State, Myanmar

Pyin Oo Lwin, Shan State, Myanmar

We decided to ditch the big smoke of Mandalay and head up into the highlands of Shan State. Pyin Oo Lwin is a pleasant enough hill town with an epic manicured garden and a large ethnic Muslim (ie. Indian / Bangladeshi) population. Stupidly, we got lost trying to find the garden, and stopped for a […]

Taxi, Mandalay, Myanmar

Mandalay, Myanmar

Today we hired a chauffeur-driven limo (pictured below) to do the rounds of Mandalay… Mahamuni Paya, the most revered site in Mandalay. Jas wasn’t allowed in to see the Buddha, but was able to watch on television. The wonders of technology… Our private transport was clearly superior to the local share taxi… Amarapura is the […]

Kombi, Yangon, Myanmar

Volkswagens never die

…they just end up in Myanmar.

Shwedagon Paya, Yangon, Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar

Shwedagon Paya: 99m tall, all gold, with a 76 carat diamond on top. There’s 5,448 diamonds and 2,317 rubies in the top umbrella alone…

Sarajevo, Bosnia Hercegovina

Sarajevo, Bosnia Hercegovina

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Old Town, Croatia

Dubrovnik Old Town, Croatia

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