Bloody brilliant Burma. When we last updated you all we had just arrived in Burma and were unsure of what to expect. Yangon was slightly daunting and had a sort of India like feel about the place. It was busy but not so much you couldn't move and it was dirtier than the rest of South East Asia. The city itself was very interesting with British style buildings, pagodas dotted across the city's skyline and areas home to mainly Indian families and also to Chinese ...
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From Vientiane to Chiang Mai After realising there was very little to do in Vientiane we made sure we didn't waste any time there and took a bus to Vang Vieng the next afternoon. We took in a few more temples in the morning before leaving and caught the bus. We were heading to the place not long ago that was responsible for 25 traveller deaths per year. Tubing in Vang Vieng was and still is the main attraction. It involves hiring a large inner tube from a lorry...