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Meet the Guide: Yin Yin

Our guides are so important to us and we love hearing the great reviews we receive from our customers about them! We would like to introduce you to one of our local Burmese guides that you may have met if you travelled with us to Myanmar.


Name: Yin Yin


Where are you from?

I am from a village near Bagan, but I currently live in Nyaung Shwe (Inle Lake) and am working as the Inle Lake region tour guide.


How long have you been a tour guide?

I have been a tour guide for over 5 years!


What is your favourite part of Myanmar?

My favourite part of Myanmar is Inle Lake for many reasons. Imagine a vast and peaceful lake with crystal clear water, fringed by marshes, floating gardens, stilt-house villages, monasteries and Buddhist temples. Picture people rowing with their legs, using movements that make it seem as if they’re dancing a ballet; local fishermen using conical baskets instead of regular boring tackle; long neck women weaving fabrics made out of lotus flowers; and craftsmen and -women making cheroots from corn-husks and the most delicately carved silver goods. I know this place sounds like a fantasy, but it does exist in Myanmar.


Thankyou to Yin Yin for answering these questions!


Yin Yin’s description of Inle Lake is only one reason you must travel to Myanmar, there are millions more. Check out our Myanmar tours today!


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