Episode 064: Swe Yi Myat | Owner of Loikaw Lodge & Founder of Ancient Geographic

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Swe Yi Myat is the owner of Loikaw Lodge, and the founder of Ancient Geographic Travel & Tours, Myanmar.

Listen to her journey from growing up in Yangon to co-creating a lakeside lodge and now putting together customised travel experiences across Myanmar. Loikaw Lodge is a family-run boutique hotel that sits on the edge of a tranquil lake in the heart of Loikaw, the capital of Kayah state, Myanmar. See the website Follow them on Instagram Like their Facebook page You can enjoy Burmese hospitality, ethnic experiences, and nature excursions while being based in a stylish accommodation built using local materials. Ancient Geographic is a boutique agency that offers customised travel experiences across Myanmar, particularly Loikaw. See the website Like their Facebook page Interact with ethnic tribes via community based tourism projects, embark on hiking excursions with local guides, practice your skills on photography tours, and enjoy short transfers on vintage land rovers! ******* Also mentioned in this episode: Air KBZ Aqua Hotel Group Bagan CBT - Community Based Tourism Chiang Mai Chin state Dawdama Gyi Demoso market Hoya Biya Hpa-An Hta Nee La Le Htay Kho Htekho Inle Lake International Trade Center Jens Uwe Parkitny Kaloe - Kayah bamboo guitars Kayah Kayan Loikaw Mandalay Khaung - Kayah millet wine / rice wine Land Rover Latah Lisu Mingalar Traditional Food Mrauk-U Myanmar National Airlines Nathalie Johnston Padaung women Pan Phet Pa-O Polaroid camera Rakhine state Sittwe Songkran Thingyan Yintale Yar A Pyare Yinbaw ******* Show cover jingle courtesy of Icons8 Music by Nordgroove from Fugue Episode background tunes courtesy of YouTube Audio Library1940's Slow Dance (Sting) by Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions Jazz Mango by Joey Pecoraro Melting Sands by ELPHNT All photographs courtesy of Ancient Geographic, Jens Uwe Parkitny, Loikaw Lodge, and Swe Yi Myat, unless otherwise stated

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