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Angus Greenshields – Development Officer The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 4 Tues 27th Sep 2016 Flight to Myanmar was thankfully uneventful after the excitement at Hong Kong Airport, other than witnessing the most spectacular lightning storm further north over Cambodia – which we fortunately kept well away from. Although the drive from the airport to the hotel in Yangon (formerly called Rangoon) was at night  we could see that it was Read More

The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 3

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Angus Greenshields – Development Officer The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 3   We then took the Star Ferry from Kowloon over to Central and had a candlelight dinner in a trendy roof top restaurant – not sure how that went down with the better halves back home. Angus, 26th September Sun 25th Sep 2016 So after lunch a short walk to the venue for the SE World Forum, the Hong Kong Read More
The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 2 Sunday 25th September Didn’t sleep too much, but cheered up by the stunning view from my room looking across the bay – sun shining – hooray. After breakfast I left the air conditioned hotel lobby – once again taken by surprise by the outside heat – whew.  Great sight as masses of cyclists whizzed by taking part in a closed road event – I wondered if Read More

The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 1

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  The Long Road To Mandalay (via Hong Kong) Part 1 The Travel & Arrival   Friday 23rd September  Derek and myself set off from Dundee on Friday morning and met colleagues at Glasgow Airport – a mixture of people from the Scottish Government, and other third sector support organisations. Flight was on time and surprisingly roomy, with some spare seats, so chance to stretch out.  Great on-board entertainment system, which included real time route Read More
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