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Old 05-16-2013, 03:40 AM   #18
Pecha72
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Originally Posted by TassieMark View Post
I wonder if you can ride through Myanmar now? You couldn't a couple of years ago, but things are changing.
Some changes are slowly starting to emerge in Burma.. but I would not hold my breath the borders will suddenly open. That said, I was surprised to see, that someone HAD actually managed to get a permission from the Burmese government to enter with his motorcycle from India, and this happened a few months ago. Getting this permission had, however, taken several months. Some have also gotten their bikes in from Thailand, on an organised tour (and pre-planned route).

But anyway I think itīs fair to say, that you cannot just pop up at the border with a visa, and proceed into Burma. At least that part has not really changed in several decades.
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