Tag Archives: Myanmar

‘Up Country’ in Kandy

Chance meetings and coincidences play a big part in our sailing lives! So it was for our second excursion.  We had a chance encounter with a tuk tuk driver, Sanju, on the roundabout outside the quay at Trinco (where else?!), … Continue reading

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Refit at Yacht Haven Phuket  – Phase 2

That end-of-year project announced in an earlier blog article arrives! To recap, in April last year we used Marly of Yachts Repair in Yacht Haven Phuket to strip and revarnish the cabin soles in the saloon and galley, which were … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Track in Mawlamyine

“By the old Moulmein pagoda, looking lazy at the sea …” On arrival in Yangon from Bagan we had a 5 hour car journey to the seaport of Mawlamyine, pronounced Moulmein by the British including George Orwell and Rudyard Kipling!  … Continue reading

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Mingalarbar Myanmar!

‘Mingalarbar’, or ‘Hello’ Myanmar! Vibrant Yangon We flew from Bangkok to Yangon the former capital, known to us oldies as Rangoon, and were met at the airport by Ton, who as a freelance guide, was working for Santa Maria.  We … Continue reading

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