MYANMAR: GOLDEN ROCK

MYANMAR: GOLDEN ROCK

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, only opened its borders to tourism a few years ago. I desperately wanted to visit this remote land before hordes of middle aged white dudes in safari hats and cargo shorts stormed the country, so in January of 2015, I arrived in the capital, Yangon. I was either going to spend two days in Yangon OR I was going to spend one day in Yangon and have a day trip to the Golden Rock Pagoda, also called Kyaiktiyo Pagoda before heading to Bagan.

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