Yves Puong

Yves Puong
#text-block-1 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Bagan history is one of Myanmar’s main attractions and rightfully should have been considered the Eighth Wonder of the World. The former capital is spread over a 26-mile area bounded by the Ayeyarwaday River. From the 11th to 13th centuries, Bagan was the capital and cultural centre of the Pagan [...]
#text-block-3 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Yangon city is Myanmar’s most important city, even though it is no longer the capital. With a population of more than 7 million people, it is also the country’s largest metropolitan area. Most tourists only stop in Yangon for a few days, but the city is worth exploring. Yangon was [...]
#text-block-5 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Famous for the Gokteik Viaduct, you can take advantage of Myanmar’s beautiful landscape, take the train from Pyin U-Lwin to Lashio, but be warned that this is a beautiful, but meandering 15-hour journey. The train passes through the Shan State, a region once rife with bandits, a problem which has [...]
#text-block-7 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } The most travelled and touristy stretch of the Ayeyarwady is between Mandalay and Bagan. Then, twice-weekly, a government ferry shuttles between Mandalay and Bagan on Ayeyarwady river. It departs around 7am and arrives the following day. Sleeping quarters are shared amongst monks, soldiers, families and animals. The river's name is [...]
#text-block-9 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } The Ledo road snakes through Myanmar’s border with India, although it has remained unused for decades. This route is called Ledo Stilwell road or Burma road. This road was built during WWII to allow an alternative access (supply access) to China for the Allies. #text-block-10 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Other blog [...]