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  • By boat from Mawlamyine to Hpa An

    By boat from Mawlamyine to Hpa An

    Following construction of a road, the boat trip from Mawlamyine to Hpa An in south eastern Myanmar became obsolete public transport for locals. Now the journey is reserved for foreigners as a leisurely alternative to bumpy bitumen. However, apart from an unnecessary temple excursion adding an extra hour and a 1,000 kyat tuk-tuk fee, it’s a pleasant and interesting way to […]

     
     
  • Another Day Around Ye

    Another Day Around Ye

    “I apologise if anyone in my village does wrong to you,” said the boatman as I paid for our just completed journey up the River Ye at Jaun Yua in Mon State, southern Myanmar. Fortunately, he also worked for the local emergency rescue. Before the boatman made the above comment, I had already gained an impression some locals were becoming disgruntled […]

     
     
 
 

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