Polly 7 on August 1st, 2012

We had three more places to visit before finishing our holiday in Myanmar. The first was Mount Kyaiktiyo, where the famous Golden Rock is found.  We took a long bus ride, then a rough lorry ride and finally we hiked up the steep hill for almost an hour. It was very warm, but we were […]

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Polly 7 on July 27th, 2012

After a happy time hiking, we traveled to Inle Lake.  This is a very large lake where people still live and work as they have done for hundreds of years. We arrived at the lake and we went into a long, narrow boat with a very noisy motor! It was a very exciting boat ride. […]

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Polly 7 on July 17th, 2012

After seeing many temples in Bagan, we rode a very slow train to Mandalay – the train took eight hours to travel only 200 kilometres (125 miles) across flat land!  The train stopped in many stations where people sold food and drink through the windows of the train. I even bought something to eat! Mandalay […]

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Polly 7 on July 7th, 2012

Myanmar is a country that used to be called Burma.  We had to get a visa before we arrived, so we did this in Thailand.  A visa is a pass that allows a frog or person to travel to a country.  It was the first time I had to visit an embassy to apply for […]

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