To the Golden Rock Pagoda in the back of a truck

To the Golden Rock Pagoda in the back of a truck

Myanmar has 3 temples of major importance In my opinion, every trip must have a quest. Today I have fulfilled mine. Myanmar has 3 temples of significant importance; the Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon, the Mahamuni temple in Mandalay and the Golden Rock Pagoda in Kyaiktyio. So today finally I reached the latter. Trying to catch […]

Some Buddhist lessons in Bago

Some Buddhist lessons in Bago

Many Buddhist lessons while visiting Bago`s highlights Today the highlights of Bago are on my agenda, and they will come packed with Buddhist lessons. At a leisurely pace, Tin, my motor driver shows me the points of interest of this small town. There is no pressure nor complaints about how bad things are going with […]

Bus trip to Bago by detour

Bus trip to Bago by detour

My bus trip to Bago goes a bit wrong Gradually I am nearing the end of my journey in Myanmar. And it has to be said, the adventure is becoming more exciting and more nerve-cracking at the same time. It starts in the morning with the bus; I clearly indicated and paid for a bus […]