#tbt With the #Yangon circular train ticket in hand, I was ready for the 4-hour ride of my… https://t.co/5UXzXJV650 pic.twitter.com/zvluVap5YV— Alice Teh (@AliceTeh__) January 4, 2017
So many activities were happening in there and it's like a mobile supermarket with people selling vegetables, eggs, all types of fruit (I particularly liked the watermelon lady), brooms, and so many other things. You will also see the locals loading and unloading sacks of fresh produce onto and off the train, sorting vegetables onboard... Truly amazing.
#tbt The Watermelon Lady was a hit on the #Yangon circular train. The watermelons were sol… https://t.co/X4RokgN0eQ pic.twitter.com/wPZFlQuwD7— Alice Teh (@AliceTeh__) January 4, 2017
I actually went onto the wrong train (a linear one instead of the circular) and because of that I decided to disembark at one of the stations (Gyogon), which is about five stations before the circular train makes "the turn". It's a good thing I had mobile data, so I was watching the blue dot on my Google map as I journeyed along. It was when the blue dot went past the circular line and in a linear manner all the way to the final station, then headed back to Yangon in the same straight line that I knew I was on the wrong train.
#tbt The #Yangon circular train journey ended. Because I boarded the wrong train earlier (… https://t.co/XkCL8ro4Qd pic.twitter.com/Jf73bqAvRU— Alice Teh (@AliceTeh__) January 4, 2017
All's well, ends well!