Woke up around 8, went to book bus- cute bus boy present. Then headed up to golden rock via 3000 KYT truck- sounds expensive but life insurance was included. Got VIP seats at the front at first. Rock standard, had photo taken with Burmese nationals as standard. Got down via open top truck with 40 other people. Excellent journey. 6 HR bus back to yangon.- so boring! Stayed on chan myaye guest house for £5- interesting 28 bed dorm. Met gent of nightmares- english ...
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Awoke after 4 hours interrupted sleep. Sticky mess. Accosted by pack of taxi men before even stepping off JJ in yangon. Took on walking tour of bus station by some punter. Finally stumbled across (not so) elite express. Worst mistake so far. Bus unbearable. Physical and mental hell. Bus hostess dropped ball somewhat ended up God knows where in highway bus station 3 hours passed stop. No signs ever. Ditched at roadside. Nice Burmese chaps helped but English not re...