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Avalon Waterways – Myanmar (Burma) – Reflections: “Isn’t This Amazing!?”

Avalon Waterway’s Avalon Myanmaron the Irrawaddy River Myo, my intrepid guide during my Avalon Waterway’s Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River cruise,  Myo, our kind, intelligent and insightful guideon the Avalon Myanmar river cruise repeatedly said during my 14 day Myanmar (Burma) experience: “Isn’t This Amazing?” My candid response always was, and now a few weeks later remains:

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Avalon Waterways – Myanmar – Part VIII (Sagaing to Bagan)

With our journey on Avalon Waterways’ Avalon Myanmar shortly coming to an end, our Day 10 started with a beautiful sail into Sagaing with the hillside filled with pagodas and temples.  Sagaing, Myanmar Then it was a taxi truck ride up the mountain to the Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda.  While it is kind of

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Avalon Waterways – Myanmar – Part VII (Mingun to Mandalay)

We awoke on Avalon Waterways’ Avalon Myanmar in Mingun, Myanmar after overnighting here.  The sun was a red fireball contrasting against the early morning quiet of the river.  I could not really capture its intensity in a photo, but it was memorable. Sunrise – Mingun, Myanmar Irrawaddy River Sunrise – Mingun, Myanmar And then things

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