After the ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa we moved south onto the ancient rock city of Sigiriya, and then the stunning buddhist cave temples of Dambulla.
The ancient cities in the north of Sri Lanka were my first destinations of this trip. Giant stupas, ancient stone carvings, statues of Buddha, prayer flags and historic temples awaited…
After a lengthy bus ride from Yangon I managed to get to The Golden Rock just in time for sunset, it involved sprinting the 500 metres or so from where the bus drops tourists off to get to this viewpoint.
After Mandalay I caught a bus north to Hsipaw. Leaving the popular tourist route behind, this was a week spent in a tranquil, rural area of Burma. I hired a motorcycle and explored the local area, shooting every dawn and dusk.
From Bagan I caught a bus to Mandalay. This city with such an iconic name is not the most pedestrian friendly, and perhaps a hard place to warm to. However I did find photographic opportunity at the famous U-Bein Bridge … Continue reading