Photo: The last great Southeast Asian city!

Yangon in photos

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We recently had the pleasure of three weeks travelling in Burma and while we had grand plans for covering a raft of destinations in those three weeks, plans went askew when we arrived in Yangon, fell in love with it and spent five days there. Oops. In the end we only covered Yangon, Pyay and Bagan, but we’ll be back soon for more. In the meantime, here are a few pics from our time in Yangon.





Yangon has lots of pigeons ... and the occasional pagoda.

Yangon has lots of pigeons… and the occasional pagoda.

The only thing that outnumbers pigeons are the street food stalls.

The only thing that outnumbers pigeons are the street food stalls.

Did I mention the pigeons?

Did I mention the pigeons?

There’s also plenty of gorgeous old buildings, sadly many of them will be knocked down for brass & glass.

There’s also plenty of gorgeous old buildings; sadly many of them will be knocked down for brass and glass.

A quiet moment.

A quiet moment.

Taking a spin on the Circular Train.

Take a spin on the Circular Train.

Or take a ferry trip across the river.

Or take a ferry trip across the river.

Or just take a snooze in a trishaw.

Or just take a snooze in a trishaw.

Then grab another snack.

Then grab another snack.

19th Street is good for some BBQ and a Myanmar beer at the end of the day.

19th Street is good for some barbecue and a Myanmar beer at the end of the day.

The pagoda of pagodas.

The pagoda of pagodas.

Keep snacking.

Keep snacking.

Look! Pagoda!

Look! Pagoda!

Did I mention the pigeons?

Did I mention the pigeons?


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