Day 5: Bago, Myanmar

30 Jul 2014

I slept all the way to Yangon and I arrived at 5am with no plans and a whole 12hours to waste because my flight to Phuket would be later that afternoon. The American guy decided to go directly to the airport and hang out there for 12hours. I stood outside the terminal while the still dark sky was pouring heavily on earth. “12Hours? What should I do?” I asked myself.

I waited for the sky to brighten then as soon as it was better, I started walking around and asking the drivers there for my options if I wanted to go to Bago, another ancient Kingdom. I bargained with them and finally got an affordable 40K kyats for 8hours of touring to and around Bago and back to Yangon. It was about 1.5 to 2 hrs away from Yangon.

In Bago, there’s more temples, pagodas and Buddhas. One have to pay 10K kyats to enter the archeological zone. Overkilling tourism (for foreigners) again.

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After about 5hrs of roaming around the Archeological zone, they brought me to the airport and there, I saw the America Guy again and we had more time to chat about life while waiting for our flight. I didn’t manage to get contact details though, too bad.

My itinerary was: Yangon-Bangkok-Phuket that night.

About Miss_Pia

Neurotic Health-care Professional who enjoys sleeping, running, reading, introspecting, pole art and exploring new things and sometimes, places!
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