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Getting Around

Trishaw

In Myanmar, trishaw passengers ride with the driver, but back-to-back (one facing forward, one backward). These contraptions are called saiq-ka (as in sidecar) and to ride one costs about K1000 for short journeys. Given the heaviness of downtown Yangon's traffic during the day, you may find trishaw drivers reluctant to make long journeys across town at this time.