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Discover Myanmar – Featured on Cheeky Chicago

 

Discover Myanmar – Featured on Cheeky Chicago

Last Thursday (March 21st), a short article we wrote on traveling to Myanmar was featured on Cheeky Chicago. The piece highlights why a trip to Myanmar might be the best idea for your next international adventure!

If you have any questions about how we traveled around Myanmar, please feel free to leave them in the comments and we will try our best to answer them!

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Down under the Teak Bridge – Amarapura, Myanmar

 
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Down under the Teak Bridge - Amarapura, Myanmar

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Golden Teak Bridge Sunset – Amarapura, Myanmar

 
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Golden Teak Bridge Sunset - Amarapura, Myanmar

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AV Trip Blog – Bagan Visit – AbsoluteVisit #15

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Bagan Visit, AV #15

Bagan Temples Myanmar - AbsoluteVisit - Travel

Endless Temples Dot The Landscape

Our curiosity about Bagan (AV #15) started when we first visited Angkor Wat (AV #7) back in 2010. Angkor Wat absolutely blew us away and we knew Bagan, another massive collection of temples situated just one-thousand short miles from Angkor Wat in Southeast Asia, would potentially stack up to be equally wondrous.

Last year, in early September, we took a break one afternoon from planning out the AV Trip in Chicago and caught a screening of the epic non-narrative film Samsara. The film contained several incredible scenes from Bagan, which left us dying to arrive and see this magical landscape with our own eyes.

[Don't miss the incredible video we were able to put together from our visit and why Bagan might not be AV #15 forever]

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Dusty Orange Sunset – Bagan, Myanmar

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AV Trip Blog – Shwedagon Pagoda Visit – AV #56

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Shwedagon Pagoda Visit, AV #56

Night Time Pagoda

The Shwedagon Pagoda (AV #56) has been a long awaited destination for me. Ever since I read about the Pagoda a few years ago and saw some pictures of it, for some reason, I knew it would be special. Embarrassingly enough, I even had a chant for it for a while, “Shwedagon, Shwedagon, Shwedagon Stupa!”

[Don't miss the fun video of our visit that will certainly bring the stupa to life and keep your ears ringing for days!]

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Fancy Steps – Shwezigon Pagoda – Bagan, Myanmar

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Pink Lady Rowing – Inle Lake, Myanmar

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Sunrise Searching – Inle Lake, Myanmar

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Buddhist Scenes at Shwedagon Pagoda – Yangon, Myanmar

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