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The aesthetic of this former residence of the British governor has been painstakingly created. There are five suites within the central timbered-mansion, with various modern but stylish bungalows dotted about the complex.
FLASH POINT: Grape vines surround the grounds and in the downstairs lobby and communal areas there are eerie waxworks of the former British occupants of the residence – enough to give the hardiest Burmese child nightmares. Not to everyone’s taste, but certainly a unique touch.
Rich with colonial history, Sampan recommends how to spend a day in Myanmar’s City of Flowers.
Spectacular views over powdery white sand and the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean.
Five Britons who lived in Burma, with stories more interesting than that of Rudyard Kipling.