5 Hours

5 Hours

If my previous posts haven't been clear enough indicators yet, the blessings in Pai were aplenty. Beautiful friends, stunning adventures, breathtaking moments and starry nights that turned into slow moving mornings. Another one of these blessings is that I made a best friend and travel partner. We met by chance, of course, and hit it [...]

The Pai Hole

The Pai Hole

After 6 days in Yangon I fly back to Chiang Mai. I spend two days there before heading to Pai. I've mentioned this before, but there's this joke among backpackers in Northern Thailand that when you go to Pai, you get stuck in what we call "the Pai hole". After hearing countless stories of people [...]

Schwedagon Pagoda

Schwedagon Pagoda

Driving into Yangon, the Schwedagon Pagoda cannot be missed. The top of the pagoda juts out of Yangon's skyline, claiming its status. It is such a beautifully foreign sight that for a moment I am reminded of just how far away from home I am. I received the tip from my taxi driver Myo Min [...]