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Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 9, 21, 6:52 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By Hugues

A few pictures of Yangon

Some pictures I took in Yangon yesterday.
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Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 6, 21, 3:52 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By Hugues

Flight

A tuk-tuk taxi picked me up from the hotel on a cold empty night. I arrived around 5:45 am, the airport was totally empty and most lights turned off.
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Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 5, 21, 5:45 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By Hugues

Myanmar Domestic Flight During Covid: Direct Nay Pyi Taw - Yangon (via Loikaw)

I did not took any trips since the end of August, when I had been to Taungdwingyi, Yenangyaung and Salay. Today I went to the designated covid-testing center for travelers (a negative certificate is...
Jul 9, 20, 2:45 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,580
Posted By Hugues

Transiting in Seoul ?

Hello,

I am finding confusing informations on Korean air website. I am a French national and am considering in one week to fly Yangon-Seoul-Paris on a single ticket on Korean Air, with less than...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 29, 20, 10:20 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,952
Posted By Hugues

Myanmar, domestic business-class flight vs train (February 2020)

The goal of this two days trip was to go to Mandalay by flight and head back by train, to compare closely the two means of transportation. At 5 am, Olivier found his taxi ready at the hotel where he...
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 19, 20, 8:43 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,235
Posted By Hugues

Exotic Airline: domestic business class flight in Myanmar

This Trip Report is, I believe, the first ever on Flyertalk covering domestic business class in Myanmar.
Yes, there is actually domestic business class in Myanmar, but only on the handful of lines...
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 1, 19, 7:13 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

VIP Bus

You can expect something like on this website.
​​​​​​https://travelse.asia/2018/06/15/myanmar-bus-travel-tips/
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 31, 19, 3:37 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Mandalay

We arrived in Mandalay's modern airport around 6 pm. By the time we were at the hotel, it was around 7 pm, so our only visit time was the morning the next day....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 30, 19, 7:18 pm
Replies: 976
Views: 130,687
Posted By Hugues

MY flights

I have done some domestic flights in Myanmar that I doubt any other flyertalkers have done:
- Yangon-Tachileik
- Tachileik-Myitkyina
- Myitkyina-Mandalay
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 30, 19, 9:56 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Myitkyina

Myitkyina is the biggest city of Kachin State.
The road to go there is forbidden for foreigners, so you basically have two options:
- 24 hours on an non-AC train from Mandalay
- 1 hour flight,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 29, 19, 6:46 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Flight from Tachileik to Myitkyina via Mandalay

In Myanmar, planes spend their time to do milk-run. A flight from Yangon go first to Mandalay, then Tachileik, then come back to Mandalay, then go to Myitkyina. We took it on the...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 27, 19, 10:46 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Tachileik

We went to have dinner in a Chinese Restaurant, that was absolutely disgusting....
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 27, 19, 5:14 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

From Yangon to Tachileik, Myitkyina and Mandalay with Air KBZ and Mann Yadanarpon

Still tired from the overnight train without beds.
At around 11 am, we arrived at the modern Yangon domestic airport....
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 26, 19, 8:20 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Come back to Yangon by train

Our train leaves Mawlamyine at 7:30 pm and arrives the next day in Yangon at 5:30 am. Sadly, no beds available on this train.

First step: buying blankets, pillows and waters....
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 26, 19, 8:13 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Mawlamyine: Temples, Churches and Mosque

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Mawlamyine skyline
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Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 26, 19, 6:54 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Caves around Hpa-An

More buddhist caves ? Yes please.

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Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 26, 19, 6:46 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Hpa-An

Hpa-An is famous for its "Avatar movie" type landscape. The only other places in the world where you can find the equivalence is around Guilin, China and Halong Bay in Vietnam....
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 26, 19, 6:28 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Between Hpa-An and Mawlamyine, U-Na-Auk Monastery

First step of the day, U-Na-Auk monastery, one of the most important in the region. On the way, we see a good part of the land is inundated.
...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 25, 19, 5:42 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

2 days in Mawlamyine/Hpa-An

Mawlamyine is the capital of Mon State, situated around 300 kilometers from Yangon, or 9 hours by train.
3 days before the trip, I went to the Myanmar Railways Reservation Office to buy our...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 18, 19, 9:05 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Improvised cyber-cafe

There are things that never ceased to amaze me.
Yesterday, I was walking and suddenly I see a "street cyber-cafe". One table on the street, 3 computers on it, and you have a functioning cyber-cafe....
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 16, 19, 7:17 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Train travel in Myanmar

Train travel in Myanmar is quite a rustic experience. There is no good and bad, but only awesome and ugly.

The awesome is that:

- A first-class ticket from Yangon to Bagan (613 km) is...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 16, 19, 7:06 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

My profession

Thank you for your comment. To answer to your question, I am working in hotel management, more specifically in Food and Beverage.
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 15, 19, 8:49 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Old

Yes there are hearts on the linen. What I found interesting was that the room looks like it was probably luxurious at some point 50 years ago, but was not renovated since. It is different that your...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 15, 19, 2:53 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

2 days Trip from the 28 June Dawei is a city of...

2 days Trip from the 28 June
Dawei is a city of around 200 000 people in the south of Myanmar. ...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 15, 19, 2:40 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,482
Posted By Hugues

Thank you for your answer GuyCCU83...

Thank you for your answer GuyCCU83 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/guyccu83.html). My goal is to keep this trip report going for the next 6-months, adding both visits of Yangon and...
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