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Things to see in Yangon and the South
Yangon and the southerly part of Myanmar, which stretches like a long fingers towards the Ecuador, are some of the most impressive attractions in the state. Mon State's Mawlamyine has an atmospheric seascape, while Hpa-An, the Kayin State capitol, is set in a magnificent canyon. The Mergui Archipelago attracts great interest in the extreme southwards with its unspoilt tropic shores and the opportunity to meet the marine mokens.
That was good tidings, because we had been planning to roam the paddock enclosures around the big Mawlamyine malls. Unknown exotic Myanmar? The Myeik Archipel, a group of 800 beautiful archipelagos directly from a fairy tale world. The New York Times recently said that this archipelagos - the.....
I was fortunate enough to travel to the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda in Mon State, Myanmar, with my friend Jamie in October. Burma has always been one of my favourite places, but I've never had the chance to..... Burma is often associated with its unbelievable civilization and probably the most friendly natives in all of Asia.
However, the untouched tropic isles of the land and the untouched whitish sand shores are often missed, which I had the luck to..... A four hours ride from Yangon, Myanmar. Pathein, a town in the Danube River Valley,a rough 3+ hours ride just outside Yangon showed an undamaged sight of a harbour town and other interesting and welcoming Myanmarans.
When you need a break that requires neither a coach nor an airplane, take the Yangon River to the city of Dala. Although less than a kilometer from the Yangon city centre..... Though it is currently a charming and relaxed coastal city, there are great projects for Dawei. Even though the beloved goverment ship between Hpa-An and Mawlamyine has been out of operation since 2012, it is still possible to take the traditional six-hour cruise on the Salween River between the two cities.
Documentary by Rudyard Ki-pling during his short but impressive trip to Myanmar, the highest and most conspicuous monument in Mawlamyine is still one of the most charming places in the town. It takes at least one hours to drive from Yangon to the parks, although it is only 27 km.