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Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar (Burma) for Visit

Great FlashPacker Lodging – Yangon Budget Hotel – Ocean Pearl Inn 1 – No.255, Botataung Pagoda Road, Pazundaung Township – Clean, Comfort, Convenience, Value – 10 minute walk to Downtown Center of Yangon, close to historic Botataung Pagoda, Yangon River, free pickup upon arrival at Yangon airport, free WiFi … very friendly … egg, toast, fruit, coffee/tea breakfast included … for $25 USD you can reserve my favorite double with street-view balcony … room 201 … or a single inside room for $15 USD …

Insider Tip

Don’t pay more than 2,000 Kyat from Ocean Pearl to central downtown Yangon … 4,000 Kyat to 19th Street for dinner … 5,000 Kyat to Kiplings ‘Winking Wonder’ … simply walk to the historic Botataung Pagoda … buy a local prepaid SIM ($1.50 USD) card for your smartphone around the corner from the Ocean Pearl … don’t take a small boat across the river … take the larger river ferry in the downtown area … carry a flashlight at night in case of a brown-out … and don’t worry … Yangon is a very friendly city … and SAFE!!! … unless as always, you do something stupid !!!

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