Tag: Mandalay

Escape From Mandalay

We only lasted three days in Mandalay. On day one we found the tourist information office at the central train station and pushed open the door to find a dusty, bare room occupied by a very small man who was fast asleep with his feet up on the desk. We needn’t have bothered waking him…
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Mandalay – First Impressions

Another city, another 4am taxi ride. The bus doors open with a sigh and I’m slapped awake by the noise of a crowd of taxi drivers, fighting for our custom and yet completely blocking the exit. Just to escape the shouting and the shoving we squeeze through the doors and escape to a shack-like tea…
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