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How to find your train at the New Delhi station? It’s easy when you know it.

It’s pretty crowded and a traffic jam in front of the station. When facing the front of the station the long stairs to the platforms are on your right hand. Downstairs is a digital sign with train directions, departure times … Continue reading

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Tricked again again at the New Delhi Railway Station (saturday)

The next day we managed to get inside the train station looking for the departure information, like which platform. We were early and had two hours space. The informationsigns were not all that clear to me, not much English. I … Continue reading

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Tricked at the New Delhi Railway Station (on friday)

Experience with touts at the main station of New Delhi. Continue reading

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Hot air Balloon Festival, not all went well

I hear people screaming and see them running away in all directions. That’s not easy in a large dark terrain packed with thousands of spectators watching the big balloons taking off to the sky. Normally it takes a while to … Continue reading

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The temples of Bagan

Thousands of temples and pagoda’s in Bagan, Burma. Amazing spectacular. Here are the pictures, they say more than words can do.

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Impressions of the Irrawaddy

The boat from Mandalay is leaving prompt at 7 am and that’s on schedule! The boarding starts before 6.30. This season there are two fast ferries going to Bagan. This one is called Shwe Keinnery, build in China 17 years … Continue reading

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U Bein bridge near Mandalay

It’s quite a bit outside the busy town. At the old long bridge made of teak wood: Country life, with a man and an ox ploughing and a woman behind them carefully throwing seeds to the earth. A nice sight … Continue reading

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The train from Hsipaw

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My two fellow travellers and I got the last three tickets for the soft seats. At the time we didn’t know that we were very lucky, but we were. The remaining westerners were given a ticket for the ordinary class, … Continue reading

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Domestic Flying in Burma

Flying to Inle Lake and beyond At the check-in at the old Yangon Domestic Airport where Airforce One with the American president left a week ago, they put a small green sticker on your shirt with the destination, HEH for … Continue reading

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Entering Burma

Yangon International The immigration and security are smooth. There is a visa on arrival desk VOA but that’s for bussines people only. So it was indeed necessary for me to get the visa from the Berlin Embassy of Myanmar. The … Continue reading

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