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There’s a poem developing about our return trip to Bago today. It will have to wait though as I’m too tired to do anything but post photographs. We took pot luck on departure times and wandered around a bit before boarding the 11.00 am train. It was a two hour ride, with a whistle-stop pillion-riding tour of the major sites in Bago before heading back to the station to buy a ticket for the 3.15 pm train to Yangon.

No seats! Our motorcycle driver took us to a local cafe for cold drinks and samosas while he negotiated a taxi ride for us to get back to the city.

Bananas for sale - YangonYangon Railway Station - waiting roomWaiting for the train to leave - Yangon to BagoBoy selling apples and oranges

Yangon to Bago train - sleeping

Station stop - Kyauk Tan on the way to Bago

Bago railway station - food trader

Bago - negotiating a taxi ride to Yangon