The Golden Land, travels through Burma

Myanmar / Burma

The Golden Land

This week I’m doing something a little bit different here on Vagabond Baker: a week of posts dedicated to our travels in Burma.

Each day, beginning tomorrow, I will take you along our ten day journey through Myanmar: from Yangon to Mandalay by train and by bus.

A land of glittering temples, extraordinary landscapes, wonderful people and a unique culture; I hope to show you show you what an incredible country Myanmar/Burma is through photographs and experiences.

As a taster of what’s to come, here is a short video– a trailer, if you will, for this special week of posts.

The Golden Land from Rachel A Davis Vagabond on Vimeo.

As you can see, it’s a magical place; I have lots of stories to tell as well as many photos to share. 

In this coming week there’ll be unique train journeys; more gold than you could possibly imagine; thousands of stupas; colonial architecture; a fascinating culture; iconic fishermen; and cats. 

 I hope you enjoy this week, something a little different!

Keep exploring

Golden Yangon Arriving into Myanmar and being utterly astounded by the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda!

Colonial Yangon, the Rangoon of my Imagination a morning stroll that sent shivers down my spine.

The Myanmar Rail Experience. Exactly what it’s like to take the overnight sleeper to Bagan: an adventure!

Bagan, You’ve Never Seen So Many Temples Oh my goodness wow! WOW!

The Iconic Bagan Sunrise to the Unforgettable Sunset. Hot air balloons, well worth getting up before dawn!

Wine and Hot Springs: Cycling Lake Inle Not some thing I’d ever imagined I’d do in Myanmar!

Lake Inle Boat Trip. An Extraordinary Day In Burma! Ok, it’s touristy, but it is incredible and it’s magical!

On The Rails To Mandalay. The Mail Train To Thazi. Another wobbly train through Myanmar, this time through the beautiful hills.

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2 Responses

  1. Emily-Ann says:

    This is beautiful! It brought back so many memories of travelling in such a special country. Looking forward to reading through all of your Burma posts 🙂

    • Rachel Davis says:

      I bet! I wish I’d filmed a few more things but I’m usually just taking photos and forget I can film on my camera (I’m so old skool!). I love stuff that brings back great memories 🙂

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