Yangon offer a lot of attractions both for tourists and people living here, our writer Isaac Malone has made this guide of activities different from the touristy things people usually do.
Note: Exercises are now moved to sundays, 10.30 to 12.00.
Myanmar might once have been a British colony, but there is little evidence of this today, particularly when it comes to sport. Look at other countries that were part of the British Empire, like Pakistan and India and cricket is a national pastime, while rugby prospers in New Zealand and Australia. In Myanmar, that seems to have disappeared, but there is a group of rugby enthusiasts who are trying to change that.
Yangon Dragons Rugby Club began in January of this year (2013) with the intention of forming an entire club of men’s, women’s, youth’s and children’s teams and while it started out as a club run solely by expats, the club has managed to attract a number of locals who appear to enjoy the game.
The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and despite the early Sunday morning start, it truly is the best hangover cure.
Address: Yangon United Football Club, Insein Road (shortly before Parami Road),
Hlaing Thar Yar Township, Yangon