The bus from Naypidaw to Yangon was smooth going, taking six hours including a short stop for lunch. Unfortunately the bus station was a long way out of the main town and it's an expensive taxi ride in. But with trusty wiki travel and a little help from some locals, Chris and I managed to find our way onto the local bus. It had to be the most rustic bus we had been on. The seats were slabs of wood held up by metal frames and the cushioned back row was barely ...
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Myanmar (previously known as Burma) only lifted its boycott on tourism 4-5 years ago. Until that point it was almost off limits. Along our travels we'd spoken to a few people that'd been and they'd reconfirmed our thoughts - that it's definitely the place to go before things change. However, with it being an expensive country to travel (compared with the rest of SEA), we were unsure if our budget would stretch. Fortunately, with our relatively wel...