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How we got 2 month Thai visa in Yangon, Myanmar/Burma

How we got 2 month Thai visa in Yangon,...

Due to some unexpected circumstances we came to Burma earlier than planned and because we got only 15 days on Arrival to Thailand couple of weeks...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma, Thailand5 Comments »
Wine from Burma??? - Never heard of...

Wine from Burma??? – Never heard of…

  Wine from Burma or Myanmar…I had never heard about it before we went to this country. I would not even think that  country like Burma...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma11 Comments »
Buddha & Holy Disco lights

Buddha & Holy Disco lights

What surprised me in Burma is how they decorate religious object like altars, temples, and Buddhas with Christmas lights. I believe...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma2 Comments »
The Golden Rock of Kyaikto, Burma / Myanmar

The Golden Rock of Kyaikto, Burma / Myanmar

Next stop after Yangon was the Golden Rock, actually we stayed in a tiny village called Kinpun base camp. It is not far from Kyaikto, but close to...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma8 Comments »
For the women of Iran, with love!

For the women of Iran, with love!

It took me some time to create this post, because I was afraid that I have not gathered enough pictures so that you understand everything I want to...
Iran, Middle East18 Comments »
Saddar Cave or Hell on Earth

Saddar Cave or Hell on Earth

 “Hell on Earth” according to Lonely Planet ;-) After coming back from the monastery on Mt Zwegabin to our guest house in Hpa An we were...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma6 Comments »
Travelers please...wash yourself !

Travelers please…wash yourself !

I have encountered recently many “long term travelers”  which have forgotten the basic hygiene standards, or better said they have...
Travel experiences5 Comments »
Sunset & Sunrise at Mt Zwegabin

Sunset & Sunrise at Mt Zwegabin

There are several tings to see & do around Hpa An. We have chosen to hike to the monastery at Mt Zwegabin as the first thing to do as it combines...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma6 Comments »
Travel Report - Myanmar / Burma, November 2012

Travel Report – Myanmar / Burma, November 2012

Please note that it is our experience and impressions, you or other people may have a better or worse experience. It really depends on...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma8 Comments »
5 months and keep counting ...

5 months and keep counting …

Our travels have now reached 5 months, and we want to always remember this trip, we want to stop and look back at the good and the bad’s, at...
Travel experiences2 Comments »
Thai Visa on Arrival - how new rules ruined our plans

Thai Visa on Arrival – how new rules ruined...

When we arrived at the Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok I was very surprised to learn that I can apply only for 15 days as opposed to 30 days on...
Asia, ThailandNo Comments »
Picture gallery - Iranian food

Picture gallery – Iranian food

Iran Visa, with Only € 29get your Iran Visa with just a few clicks Rice : Rice & Kebab : Rice & meatballs (Shiraz dish – Kalam...
Iran, Middle East6 Comments »
First time visitors' guide to Iran

First time visitors’ guide to Iran

This first time visitors’ guide describes what we did and see in Iran, how we traveled around, where we stayed and what we ate. It is up to you...
Iran, Middle East16 Comments »
How to get a visa to Myanmar / Burma in Bangkok

How to get a visa to Myanmar / Burma...

  As we had to change our plans due to getting only 15-da Visa on Arrival to Thailand and we already bought tickets to Yangon we decided to go...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma, Thailand1 Comment »
Isfahan, the young city of Iran.

Isfahan, the young city of Iran.

Most of our travel experiences are mainly related to the people we meet, and less to the places themselves. And so it happened that our dear sweet...
Iran, Middle East3 Comments »
Airport security - bullshit or reality?

Airport security – bullshit or reality?

If you travel by plane, I am sure you are very familiar with all the security procedures – no water or liquids in more than 100ml vessels,...
Travel experiences2 Comments »
Time for a break! ( Or not ..)

Time for a break! ( Or not ..)

This article was written on October 22nd. Since then…life has shown to me, once again, that sometimes you just have to follow the road that...
Asia8 Comments »
Photo gallery of Yazd

Photo gallery of Yazd

We have way too many pictures from Yazd and decided to post in a separate gallery as an addition to the story about Yazd. Let us know what you like...
Iran6 Comments »
Yazd - magical city in the desert

Yazd – magical city in the desert

We left for Yazd on Monday morning with the “express train”, at 6 am. I have to admit, we were a bit sad to leave Tehran, as every time...
Iran4 Comments »
Golestan palace in Tehran

Golestan palace in Tehran

There are not many sights in Tehran and the Golestan palace stands out as besides being the most beautiful the palace is the oldest historical...
Iran3 Comments »