The Water Roads of South-East Asia
"Skipper and boat sailing well in Thai waters heading south. Conclusion of 1st and 2nd legs. Despite intensive lobbying, Jo was finally, and sadly, unable to get permission from the Burmese government to sail himself and Bandoola from Yangon, down the west coast to the Thai border. This was apparently due to some insurgency activity in connection with a proposed pipeline somewhere along the coast. So he put the boat on a local ferry and sailed for 6 days from Yangon (Rangoon), comfortably (apart from the absence of a fan in sweaty conditions !) installed in the radio operator's cabin. "
(Submitted by Noel Sat Jul 17, 2004 )
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