Cooling Off in the Hill Stations of Myanmar

National Kandawgyi Garden in Pyin Oo Lwin, one of the loveliest Hill Stations of Myanmar

By mid-February, the lowlands of Myanmar were sweltering under an unforgiving sun. With temperatures in the mid-90’s and 60% humidity, I fled the crowded streets of Mandalay and headed for the hills. Rather than rely on slow, uncomfortable trains like the Circular Train in Yangon, I splurged a little and hired a “taxi.” Taxis in … Read more