Hot spring near the monastery.

I am trying to fully use my free time in the monastery. Local volunteers took the opportunity to show us the thermal spring, which is located about 45 min from the monastery. They told us in the monastery that spring has curative effects. In addition to volunteers, a few of our students also joined us. […]

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Food I tried in Yangon

Since my arrival in Myanmar I have been trying Myanmar specialties and streedfood. As soon as I accomodated, my guide took me on noodles. Food tastes are strong, they use a lot of spices and a lot of oil. I realy like the taste of Myanmar food. Now something about the dishes I tried… Mohinga […]

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First impression from Phayathauang Monastery

We reached the monastery after travelling about 15 hours with bus from Yangon. The monastery was pleasant to me right from the start. The whole complex is situated on top of a small village. Just next to the monastery gates is a kindergarten, elementary school and high school. The central point of the monastery is […]

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Ways of transport in Yangon

 I spent 10 days in Yangon. And I tried several ways of transport. I was accommodated at the outskirts of Yangon. I used to transport to the city center (Downtown) only by taxi. I used the Grab / Grab app to call the taxi. This app is something like uber. I wrote the address from […]

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Getting to know the city Yangon

The third day after our arrival we planned a city tour. Our guides were 2 local Burmese from our host organization. Our first stop was the National Museum in Yangon. I am not very into museums but it was not bad at all. I learned something about Myanmar history and at least I found out […]

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Journey from Bratislava to Myanmar

It was the longest journey I’ve ever taken. It lasted approximately 25h. From Bratislava to Vienna, from Vienna to Moscow, from Moscow to Bangkok and from Bangkok to Yangon. My brother and friend gave me a lift to Vienna. It took us about an hour to get out of Bratislava in the morning traffic jam […]

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