Why South Myanmar
Southern Myanmar has much to explore from British constructed former capital Rangoon to Mon kingdoms, first European settlements and trading ports in Mawlamyine and Kyaikkami as well as in Dawei and Myeik. Which act now as gateway to some of the beaches in Myanmar on the mainland as well as on the pristine 800 island Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago.
For history buffs southern Myanmar offer glimpse to dark history of death rail way and second world war events that took place in the south.
Southern most Myanmar is famed for its diving and clear waters and deserted islands with powdery white sand beaches. Go now before the masses. There are several island projects coming up and the Mergui Archipelago is quickly coming the new hot beach destination and perhaps the next Maldives.
And yet, it is not the easy options in life that produce the memorable outcomes, and the rewards of a visit to Myanmar will amply repay the visitor’s faith. There are places in Myanmar, like the great ruined cities of Bagan or Mrauk U, the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon (Rangoon) and the golden rock at Kyaiktyo balanced on its cliff top, that retain an ability to astonish.
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