A few of my friends have been planning on a ride to Myanmar since early 2012. After many talks with the embassy officials here in Singapore and after a few rejections of the proposed routes, everything was finalized in Dec 2012. We will be riding in Myanmar from 7 Jan to 18 Jan 2013. There will be a police escort throughout our journey. We will be going in through the border at Mae Sot in Thailand. Our first stop will be at Pa'an. Then on to Kyaikhto - Naypyidaw - Mandalay - Bagan - Pyay - Yangon - Bago - Mawlamyine and back to Mae Sot. 11 Bikers for this ride. 1. Loh - BMW R1200GSA 2. Eric- BMW R1200GSA 3. Chris - BMW R1200GSA 4. Cliff - BMW R1200GSA 5 James - BMW R1200GSA 6 Terry - BMW R1200GS 7 Steve - BMW R1200GS 8 David - BMW R1200GS 9 Ivan - BMW R1200R 10 Cherie - Kawasaki 650 Versys 11.Shaji - Kawasaki GTR1400. Ivan was the first one to leave. He left on the 26th, brought his bike to Bangkok and flew. He will fly again to Bangkok on the 5th of Jan, ride his bike to Mae Sot and meet us there on the 6th. Cherie left on the 28th . She hung out in Malaysia over the weekend and New Year. She crossed into Thailand yesterday and is resting at Hua Hin. Loh, Chris, Eric and Terry left this morning and have stopped at Ipoh, Malaysia for the night. They will proceed to Hatyai, Thailand tomorrow. The remaining five of us David, Cliff, James, Steve and myself will leave tomorrow morning and meet up with the rest at Hatyai tomorrow.