Entering Myanmar.  by leananiemand

Entering Myanmar.

I cycled the short distance to the border, crossed without any drama, drew 300 000 Burmese kyat, bought a new sim card and then set off over the mountains. It was already midday by the time I left, and although the new road was open, it was still a slow process and steeper than it looked.
It started raining and by the time I cleared the mountains I was soaked and happy to find a guesthouse in Kawkareik. Kawkareik is a tiny village where I’m sure no foreigner ever stops. After booking in, I took to the streets to look for food and felt like I was the circus that had just arrived in town. I don’t pass through these villages unnoticed, to say the least.
I'm sure the biggest question on their mind is, "Why is she here?!" Always an adventure for you!
October 15th, 2015  
Great shot of what lies ahead. You sure have adventure & you must be SO fit...
October 15th, 2015  
It must be a challenge with language as well. A strong constitution, a strong stomach and a strong ambition - thats Leana!
October 15th, 2015  
Wonderful time in the small town, amazing!
October 15th, 2015  
H & an exciting timeave a safe journey
October 15th, 2015  
Sorry that got messed. Have an exciting time & a safe journey
October 15th, 2015  
I'll bet you get a lot of kids following you around the town! Safe journeys!
October 15th, 2015  
You must have made their day being a curiosity.
We lived in Cyprus for 3 years and my daughter who has blonde hair was always the curiosity wherever we went.
October 15th, 2015  
What a beautiful view And I love and endorse Maggiemae' @maggiemae 's comment in all ways ! Keep safe and enjoy !
October 15th, 2015  
What a shot again, showing the bright side of your adventure. Amazing.
October 15th, 2015  
It looks to be a beautiful country, with fabulous views. It must be quite disconcerting to have everyone looking at you and watching your every move.
October 15th, 2015  
You must stand out like a sore thumb in these places....not a hard thing to do by just being a foreigner, but also because you are a single family traveling on bicycle all by herself!!
October 15th, 2015  
Great view.
October 15th, 2015  
Beautiful shot. Fun to read you're a star attraction :-)
October 15th, 2015  
What an incredible journey you're on. I just love checking in on you. This is beautiful!
October 15th, 2015  
Quite a load on your bike. But with all the adventures you probably dont feel it
October 15th, 2015  
I'm with Maggiemae I love her comment but you need a great eye for photography as well and I love the way you process your shots.
October 15th, 2015  
I agree with all the above. A great shot looking towards the mountains
October 15th, 2015  
A fabulous view! The perspective gives us a great idea of the physical prowess you must have in order to navigate hills like this! It's always fun to hear about your adventures! Do you ever get tired of being the center of attraction?
October 15th, 2015  
Wonderful blues and greens of the mountains and foliage... terrific leading line!
October 15th, 2015  
A nice glimpse of the countryside that you are traveling through.
October 15th, 2015  
Gorgeous view!
October 16th, 2015  
Beautiful! What lovely scenery :)
October 16th, 2015  
You bring a crowd, huh! Can't imagine why. Here, we're in marvel at the towns and villages and people you're seeing - there, they're in marvel at the person they're seeing! So neat!
October 16th, 2015  
Isn't that fantastic, no foreigner has ever been and you're the first!
October 17th, 2015  
Keep on trekking .... love the updates :)
October 17th, 2015  
looks like a beautiful place to travel and i feel for you with those hills ...at least you get to go down the other side after all the hard work....and hope you fiound something nice to eat in the village...happy travels
October 18th, 2015  
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