Tag: Myanmar

Central Myanmar

Central Myanmar we’re coming! Our ten days meditation retreat is over and it’s been intense. Our last week before our visa expires is planned for travelling from Yangon to Mandalay and  with the train to Lashio, the end of the railway. It’s a bus and taxi ride after leaving the monastery to reach the main…


Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Center and Monastery

Myanmar is known as one of the strongest buddhist countries all over the world, predominantly in the Theravada tradition. There is a high rate of monks and the lands culture is deeply affected by buddhism. Meditation is part of burmese culture. Hence it’s not a surprise, that we think about another meditation retreat. The conditions…


An untouched beach

Today we are leaving Myeik to enjoy some quite days on an untouched beach near Dawei. Instead taking a big night bus like down south we are picked up by a minivan at the hotel. It’s a much nicer ride than the one down here. In the evening we arrive in Dawei. Because we cannot…


Southern Myanmar

Perhaps you remember it’s just a few steps over the friendship bridge between Mae Sot, Thailand and Myawaddy, Myanmar and we are entering a new country. The immigration process doesn’t take long, it’s not many western foreigners and some are just doing a visa run to go back to Thailand. Daily life conditions are obviously different…