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Sleeping at the side of the road… Pyin Oo Lwin to Thailand

As we cross the second highest railway bridge in the world the train slows to a crawl and I hold my breathe as everyone runs to one side of the carriage to take a photo. This could be it, the unstable train carriage could over balance and topple over the side, plummeting down to the river below! Luckily this didn’t happen on the notoriously wobbly Myanmar trains instead we gasped out of the window at the view. Our train journey was to the town of Pyin oo Lwin, once the colonial Britons favourite summer get away for its much cooler climate, and to be honest one of our main reasons for going there as well. 

This doesn't really show how big this bridge was...

This doesn’t really show how big this bridge was…

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