Mount Popa & Bagan Sunsets

margaret on bagan temple myanmar

Famous for its scattered ancient temples, Bagan is in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar. 2200 temples remain today of the 10,000 built during the peak of the kingdom, between the 11th and 13th centuries. It’s essentially the Angkor Wat of Myanmar. Only two days are needed to see the majority of the preserved temples in Bagan. Since we…

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Hpa-An & Moulemein Myanmar Trip

aline and helen at coffee shop in hpa an

Bus Trips from Yagon A bus trip out of the city can be a rewarding and exciting experience. Far less developed than Yangon, smaller villages offer a snapshot of daily life for the vast majority of Myanmar citizens. Still new to visitors, you’ll be greeted with curious stares interrupted by warm smiles when eye contact…

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Helen’s Myanmar

helen and students on a field trip in Myanmar

Helen Waller grew up in New Orleans, LA, attended Carlton for college and now lives and works in Yangon, Myanmar. I interviewed Helen in Yangon on her thoughts on being an ex-pat and what she loves most about her new home and career. Plus she offers a bit of advice for those considering a move…

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