|Sunset on the beach in the Myeik archipelago. Photo: AX|
In conjunction with an invitation to attend the ASEAN Tourism Forum in Nay Pyi Taw at the end of January, I decided to take a long-awaited and planned overland trip to southern Myanmar to explore and survey a “Buddha Land” region with a myriad of golden glittering pagodas.
|Island and seashore near Kawthaung Township. Photo: myanmar-cefa.or.jp|
National Geographic Traveler magazine has revealed its picks for the best destinations to visit in 2015, which this year include the Mergui or Myeik Archipelago in southern Myanmar.