Myanmar Cruise Vlog I

Travel vloggers Kara and Nate chartered Paukan Cruises’ Irrawaddy Explorer river boat in Myanmar for their group tour of November of 2019. In reserving a spot on the tour I selected one of the boat’s Orwell suites. This led me on an exploration of George Orwell’s connection to Myanmar, or Burma as it was called during his stay in the country. In this vlog, part I of our week-long Irrawaddy River cruise between Bagan and Mandalay, I discover whether reading Orwell and trying to walk in his footsteps is still relevant to visiting Myanmar today.

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In prepping for the trip I read both Burmese Days by George Orwell and Finding George Orwell in Burma by Emma Larkin. Read my full thoughts on these two novels in the post below.

READ MORE: Book Reviews: Orwell in Burma

If you’re wondering how I decided to travel all the way to Myanmar for a group trip hosted by two YouTubers, here is my explanation:

READ MORE: How I Ended Up on a Boat in Myanmar with Travel Vloggers Kara and Nate

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Did you know George Orwell wrote Burmese Days? Are you familiar with Myanmar? Let’s discuss in the comments below!

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