Golden Rock

One of the most impressive sites is definitely Kyaiktiyo Pagoda also known as “Golden Rock” Pagoda. The Golden Rock is a 5 hour drive from Yangon and getting there is quite an adventure. The pagoda is situated on Mt. Kyaikto and one can only get there by truck (45 pax maximum). The trucks will not start before they […]

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Wonderful Days at Inle Lake

The last few days have been tough but awesome. Waking up early is not my cup of tea and I miss sleeping until 9 am. However I think I am getting use to this now. From Heho near Inle Lake we drove to Pindaya, a town famous for its 1000 buddhas cave and Shan-Paper-Umbrellas. The […]

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Green Hill Valley Camp

My Myanmar Trip was full of so many highlights so I can’t decide which was my top highlight. However I think I like the Balloons over Bagan and Green Hill Valley Camp the most. Honestly I did not unterstand why people love elephants because they are elephants you know. However when I was one on one with those […]

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Hot Air Balloons over Bagans

There a three places one should visit in Asia: Angkor Wat, Borobudur and Bagan. In October 2016 I accomplished this mission and it feels good to have visited all three buddhistic places. Cambodia was my first place to visit when I started traveling to Asia in 2014, followed a year later by Indonesia and now Bagan. Bagan is […]

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