Category Archives: Easy Travelling

Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda – The Golden Heart of Myanmar

Previous Post: Mingalaba From Myanmar – Land of the Golden Pagodas If you visit Myanmar (formerly called Burma), you will probably be starting off in its largest city, the business and cultural capital Yangon (Rangoon to the British).  At the … Continue reading

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Bariloche – Argentina’s Outdoor Playground Capital

Previous Post: By Boat And Bus Through the Andes – The Cruce Andino San Carlos de Bariloche – to use its full and official name – is a city of about 113,000 in Argentina’s Lakes District on the east side of the … Continue reading

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By Boat And Bus through The Andes – The Cruce Andino

Previous Post: Climbing Volcán Osorno In Chile’s Lakes Region How to get from Puerto Varas, Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina? I had a choice to make.  The  Andesmar bus takes seven to eight hours and the price is a reasonable … Continue reading

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A Train Ride Across the Highlands of Sri Lanka

Previous Post: Sri Lanka’s Horton Plains & the Hike To World’s End Sri Lanka’s ultimate train trip runs 290 kilometers from the capital all the way east to Badulla.  In his excellent blog The man in Seat 61,  train aficionado Mark Smith says that … Continue reading

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Yangon’s Botahtaung Paya and the Buddha’s Hair Relic

Previous Post: Sule Paya – the Stupa At The Heart of Yangon An OOPS moment – this post is not quite done! I was working on it just before we set off on our 15-day canoe trip down Quebec’s Coulonge River and … Continue reading

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A Morning Stroll Through Mandalay’s Zay Cho Market Area

Related Posts: Pindaya’s Shwe-oo-min Pagoda & The Cave of the Ten Thousand  Buddhas Myanmar’s Inle Lake – Things To See and Do – Day One Zay Cho (many other English spellings including Zegyo, Zaygyo, Zeigyo)  in the Bamar language means “cheap rice”. … Continue reading

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