3 independent reviews for Burma photography holiday

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review 18 Dec 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Stephen's knowledge of the People and the Country of Myanmar (Burma) made the trip an outstanding experience from day one. Each day brought new experiences and photographic opportunities that, together with Stephen's guidance, saw my photography develop as the trip went on. The day spent travelling from Bagan to Mandalay was amazing as it allowed our group to immerse ourselves in the people and culture. Credit also to Rachel, who kept us all on track and mothered those of us clumsy enough to get cuts and grazes.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Bring half the clothes you plan for and twice the bug spray. Also, read the information pdf document that Stephen sends out in advance to guide you through what to bring.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Most definitely.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

This was, without question, the best and most rewarding holiday I have ever been on.

review 27 Nov 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

This was an excellent holiday which was well organised by Stephen and Rachel. Travelling across this amazing country by different types of transport and of course stopping to take lots of photographs. Having the guidance of a professional photographer.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Take USA Dollars to exchange to the local currency. GBP is not of interest as a currency to exchange with and you may find that you are unable to obtain monies from an ATM. Don't expect to be able to use a credit card either!

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes. Through buying produce that was made by local people.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S

review 18 Jan 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Many memorable highlights from sunrise to sunset photo sessions, city life, rural life, train ride, boat ride, not forgetting the horse and carriage ride through the dusty plains of Bagan.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Take a laptop or at least an external hard drive with you, invaluable for the "show & tell" sessions.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Excellent - Well thought through itinerary staying long enough to explore each base. Excellent - personal photographic tuition. Excellent - allround care when needed. Thanks Stephen & Rachel for a truly unforgetable holiday.

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I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
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Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
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