Category: Travel stories

Travel stories of visitors to Myanmar

Mandalay – Myitkyina Train Trip – 2

The ticket that the station manager said “Gone” is still available from the black market! Isn’t it surprising? However, you had to pay two times the actual price. I was really angry. Well, what could I do? Too bad for…

Mandalay – Myitkyina Train Trip

Translated from Burmese. Original article posted on Nyi Lynn Seck’s Blog. Wish Grandpa to take a train trip Grandpa, This month, I traveled for more than 5,000 miles total. When I was young, I used to be very happy whenever…

Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) Travel Story – 2

27 October 2007 9:00 AM We arrived at the main entrance of Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda. There were a lot of people here, many waiting for their friends and their luggage. Nearby was “Lady’s Changing Room”. This was the place where women…

Chin National Day 2007

Chin National Day 2007 was held at U Wumthu Maung Stadium in Hakha, Chin State, on 20th of February, 2007. The origin of Chin National Day or Chin State Day dated back to 1948. On 20 February 1948, a people’s…

A visit to Inle, Shan State

The following is the English translation of a traveler’s story to Inle. Original article was written in Burmese and can be read at To Inle Again. This time when I went back to Taunggyi (the capital of Shan State), I…