This is part 2 of Exploring the archipelago from Myeik (view Part 1 here)

Since recently the government allows day trips to the Myeik Archipelago. This opens up a whole new part of the vast islands formation in the Andaman Sea off the coast of southern Myanmar. We sailed around the ‘undiscovered’ northern part of the archipelago for a week. In the previous blog you could read about our first trip to the Islands. This blog is about our second visit, a trip to the outer northern.

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Since recently the government allows day trips to the Myeik Archipelago. This opens up a whole new part of the vast islands formation in the Andaman Sea off the coast of southern Myanmar. We visited three islands during our week stay in Myeik.

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Myeik has a great food scene, different from anything we’ve experience in Myanmar. Be prepared to have a second breakfast, a second lunch and a second dinner.

When it come to food, Myanmar has a bad reputation. Unlike neighboring Thailand, where a wide variety of delicious food is to be found at any place at any time, this is not the case in Myanmar. However, we found great food everywhere in Myanmar.

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Except for that one tree the beach was completely empty. It was standing there, all alone in the middle of the beach, surrounded by nothing more than crispy sand, breaking waves and jungle covered hills. The roof of our selfmade hut was covered with millions of stars. Waking up at night, I could tell there had been a few ours past due to the position of the big Dipper. The seven brightest stars of the Big Dipper, the ‘saucepan’ (free translation from Dutch), formed a clear sky-mark.

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