Travel Independently with Mobility Issues

Travel Independently with Mobility Issues

I’ve always been an independent traveler. I like doing things on my own, being self-sufficient. And up until recently, I’ve been able to do that and to go to out of the way places. I knew that eventually, I would have to change my travel patterns, but I figured I...
3 Days in Mandalay

3 Days in Mandalay

We are here in Mandalay now. It’s early in the morning and I’m afraid I just woke Kathie up by dropping my mouse on the teak floor here. It’s almost time to get up, though. We’ll have a somewhat early breakfast and then meet our driver at 8 am...

Burma – Currency Update

More info on the new currency exchanges in Burma: There is now a bank-run currency exchange at the airport in Yangon. Reports have varied a bit, but it appears that the exchange rate used is close to the old “black market” rate. In the city, the bank-run exchanges...