A short walk in the neighborhood

We are currently staying at the Lei Thar Gone guesthouse in Yenangyaung on a beautiful hill overviewing the Irrawaddy river (check on TripAdvisor or http://www.leithargone-guesthouse.com if you travel to Myanmar). Le Thar Gone guesthouse was build about ten years ago by a visionary, local Burmese in order to construct and then finance a joint school…… Continue reading A short walk in the neighborhood

Mandalay: a drive to remember

After arriving yesterday and visiting U Bein bridge in the late afternoon, today we decided to check out downtown. In the morning we first headed for a traditional tourist attraction and visited a typical gold workshop. A must as Mandalay is the main provider of the super-thin gold leaflets throughout Asia – the ones that…… Continue reading Mandalay: a drive to remember

B-Day in Kuching: Nachtrag

Meet the Polis. Mit dem Naza (http://www.naza.com.my) von Adrian unserem Host machen wir ja im Linksverkehr bereits die Gegend unsicher. Das Ding hat über 140’000 km auf dem Buckel, aber macht bisher einen soliden Job. Wir haben aber offensichtlich das Parksystem noch nicht ge-checked. Für öffentliche Parkplätze gibt es unterschiedliche Park-Coupons, mit denen man sich…… Continue reading B-Day in Kuching: Nachtrag