Little boy is sitting in the grass. Behind him you can see the village. Read more on our Hsipaw trekking in the post.

Hsipaw, a small town in Shan state, lies 200 km from Mandalay. You can take the slow jumpy train ride and enjoy the view. Most tourists who come to Myanmar (Burma) for 2 weeks don’t come here and those who do, come to Hsipaw for a 1 or 2 day trek. We had something different in mind… After settling in Yee Shin guesthouse for 5 $/person (the cheapest we’ve had in Myanmar) we called for a guide at reception. Young man with smiling eyes by the name Axsai…