50 pictures of Myanmar (Burma) that will make you decide where to go for your next holiday

I don’t know if it was the people I met there, or the places I’ve been, or my positive attitude towards this country, but the truth is that Myanmar made me leave a piece of my heart among its borders.

With these pictures I’ll try to show what Myanmar has meant to me these last 50 days of travelling here 🙂

Myanmar is simply, incredible

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gokteik-viaduct

 

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It’s beaches

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It’s mountains

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It’s waterfalls

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It’s rivers

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It’s rice fields
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But Myanmar is simple charming streets too

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Myanmar is pagodas

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Many and different pagodas

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Some of them impossible

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Myanmar is thanaka

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girls-thanaka

 

Myanmar is tradition

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U Bein bridge Mandalay

 

It’s craftwork

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Floating vegetable gardens Inle lake

 

But it doesn’t anchor to the past and looks to the future
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Myanmar is progress

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Although due to some disgraceful ones, it’s excess too

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Myanmar is faith

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Myanmar is untameable

Farmer bufalos Kalaw-Inle lake

 

Although it might be fragile

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Myanmar is a continuous challenge

Women crossing dam Hsipaw

 

It’s wandering in search of its hidden wonders

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But there’s always a reward 🙂

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Myanmar is meditation

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Myanmar is continuous inspiration

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Myanmar is colours

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Myanmar is new flavours

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Myanmar is spicy, but sweet at the same time 🙂

Chilies kid Kalaw Inle lake

 

Myanmar is generosity

Nuns asking donatios Pyin U Lwin market

 

Myanmar is a sunset
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Another one
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And another one

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It’s a sunrise too

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Myanmar is innocence, curiosity and shyness

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Myanmar is young

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Myanmar is its people

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Myanmar is amazing

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And already, part of me.

But no matters how many pictures and words I write, the brilliance of this country can’t be understood without living it. Those who have been there, will understand and those who haven’t, I hope you have the chance to understand it soon 🙂

I can’t forget either some of the great people I met in the trip and have contributed to this article with some of their pictures. Special thanks to: Anthony Kao, my two favourite German girls and my Polish friend. Thanks so much guys 😉


And that’s all from me! If you liked the article, make sure that other people have the chance to see a little bit more of this amazing country by sharing it with them 🙂

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Sergio Molino

Eyyyy! It's Sergio, a twenty-something years old guy, curious, adventurous and innovation, new ideas and, ofc, Ambitious Tracks lover ;) Join our adventure!

5 thoughts on “50 pictures of Myanmar (Burma) that will make you decide where to go for your next holiday

  • January 11, 2017 at 6:59 am
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    If this is the start of the coming Myanmar Diaries, I would definitely look forward to the upcoming articles. There is always a place in the world that we fell in love with and it breaks our heart to leave that place. But the nice thing about it is that you can always go back and explore the place that you love. Nice snaps socio, better that those of the previous one and you are getting better and better. Now I couldn’t wait to read the stories behind those pictures. Take care and enjoy your trip.

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    • January 11, 2017 at 1:36 pm
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      Thanks so much mate! Wait for it Jmaxnow, there will be more nice pictures and many many adventures 🙂 Thanks so much for the support. As always, we really appreciate it! All the best and glad you enjoy the pictures 🙂

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  • January 11, 2017 at 9:28 am
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    Awesome pics Sergio..
    Looking at pics and discussion on fb .. I am also intrested to visit south.
    Just wanted to know hitchhiking camping is possible that side.
    I can’t spend too much on expencive places ..

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    • January 11, 2017 at 1:40 pm
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      Thanks so much Sheetal! The south is great and very unexplored, I’m sure you’ll enjoy it a lot 😉 It’s not the cheapest place to go though. While hitchhiking is possible, it’s forbidden for foreigners to camp in any place of the country :/ You can always try to do it but if the police catch you they will send you to a hotel straightaway, and probably not the cheapest one… :/ Let me know if you have more questions mate! 🙂

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