Sadly the hotel we are staying in is at the very arse end of
absolutely nowhere and despite talking directly with the establishment
to confirm we had internet access, it turns out they lied. They seem
to think that having it in place during November allows them to tell
everyone its already working.
As you can imagine, the manager caught me a my finest and today (we
arrived yesterday) he arranged to have the hotel car take me to an
(the only?) internet cafe, literally miles way to try and make amends.
The problem is that it really is slower than dial up and the
frustration levels are mounting.
Not to worry, we look forward to returning to Yangon soon and should
be back guffing on by the weekend. Thereafter we fly down to Manila
via a night at KL and we hope to be reconnected to the outside world
without restriction soon.
In the meantime, enjoy the start of a new month (the best of the
calendar; our wedding anniversary is on the 10th and my birthday's on
the 11th) as September sees us begin our 54th straight month on the