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Travelogue: Pyin U Lwin

From Mandalay, I took a small trip to visit Pyin U Lwin, a much cooler city in the northeast of Myanmar. ┬áThis city was apparently the summer capital during the British Raj, and I can see why – whereas Yangon and Mandalay are blisteringly hot during the summer months, Pyin U Lwin is much cooler, much more comfortable.

The British even built a very nice botanical garden in Pyin U Lwin, the National Kandawgyi Gardens, which I very much enjoyed visiting.
Pyin U Lwin - panorama view 1

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