Bay of Bengal

Myanmar - Ngwe Saung
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This patch of the Bay of Bengal is about 160kms from Yangon, or about 6 hours in one of the better Burmese buses. Tourism is still young here, with basic elephant camps hiding in the nearby forests and luxury developments starting to claim the beaches. Fishing villages still thrive however, and kids play soccer on the beach at sunset. This is not what we usually expect when we think of Burma.

 

  

 


 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Behind The Scenes

A big thanks to Vietnam Airlines for the chance to visit Burma, meet the monks and wander off into the mysterious coastline of Ngwe Saung for sunsets, fishermen and elephants. Daily flights connect Yangon (Rangoon) to Hanoi and Saigon.
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