I spent just under a month backpacking in Myanmar, starting in Mandalay and ending in Yangon where I did my 10 Day Vipassana Meditation Course. It is a beautiful country. Here is a small selection of photographs from my journey there.
While traveling in Southeast Asia, I knew I wanted to do some kind of meditation or yoga retreat, but I wasn't sure exactly what I wanted to do yet. In Koh Tao, I met another solo-traveller who had just completed a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat in Yangon, Myanmar. Her experience fascinated me. I couldn't believe she went 10 days without speaking. I wondered, could I do that? To remain silent for 10 days sounded impossible! And during a Vipassana retreat I would also fast ...