Bagan, Myanmar

Sixty-second stop, Bagan. The most iconic place in Myanmar, Bagan did not disappoint. The capital of the Bagan Kingdom, the first kingdom that unified the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom’s height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains … More Bagan, Myanmar

Inle Lake, Myanmar

Sixty-first stop, Inle Lake. After trekking sixty kilometers in three days, we arrived at Inle Lake around mid-day. After a nice lunch, we all decided to take a boat ride around the lake before heading to the town at the north end of the lake, where we were all staying. The tour took us all … More Inle Lake, Myanmar

Kalaw, Myanmar

Sixtieth stop, Kalaw to Inle Lake trek. After taking the night bus from Hsipaw to Kalaw, I immediately started another three-day trek! The group was made up of seven people, four of us from the Hsipaw trek and one guide, who’s name was also Soo! Starting in Kalaw and ending in Inle Lake, we trekked … More Kalaw, Myanmar