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A self-guided walking tour around Ponta Delgada

A Self-guided Walking Tour Around Ponta Delgada, São Miguel | Gallop Around The Globe

If you’re coming to São Miguel – the largest island in the Azorean archipelago – you will undoubtedly end up spending some time in its capital city, Ponta Delgada.  It’s where  Sao Miguel’s airport is located and the majority of its budget accommodation. For this reason we decided to base ourselves in Ponta Delgada for […]

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Riding Yangon's Circle Train

Life on the Tracks: Riding Yangon’s Circle Train – Gallop Around The Globe

Last week I wrote about my personal highlights from three days in Yangon.  Visiting Shwedagon Pagoda at sunrise was on there, as was riding Yangon’s Circle train. The Yangon Circle Train (otherwise known as the Yangon Circular Railway) is the local commuter rail network that serves the Yangon metropolitan area.  It was built by the British during colonial […]

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