Getting on a bike and pedaling around to discover a place is always the best place to see local life up close. Mawlamyine is an old colonial town in southern Myanmar, once the home of George Orwell (his mother was born here), and at one time the capital of colonial England in Burma. The town still has a lot of charm in the fading glory of the old colonial buildings. Its also very diverse with a mix of Myanmar ethnicities and religions.
We rented our bikes from the Breeze Guest House on the Strand.