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Myanmar (Burma)

  • Taste This! Does this Taste Funny?

    January 20, 2016

    Okay, this is a thing that happens: You sit down to a nice meal, either at home or abroad,…

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  • Myanmar: Travel Tips, Tales & More…

    November 21, 2014

    Myanmar is one of the most enticing, mystifying, beguiling, and sometimes foreboding locations you will ever see. Golden pagodas,…

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  • Ngpali, Myamar: Bay of Bengal

    November 14, 2014

    But once we made the short ride to the hotel, our mood shifted – because there it was, the…

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  • Inle Lake: A Floating World

    November 7, 2014

    Enchanting. Ethereal. Exquisitely fragile. This is Inle Lake. It is a world of floating markets, floating monasteries, floating towns,…

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  • Another Taste of Bagan

    October 31, 2014

    I admit that we had high hopes for Burmese food before we actually got there. Myanmar is bordered by…

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  • Myanmar: Beguiling Bagan

    October 25, 2014

    No matter how you got here, the best Road from Mandalay is by riverboat.

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  • Wayside Water Stations in Myanmar

    October 17, 2014

    Buddhists in Burma form what are called “water-donating societies” (wainay ya thukha) and set clay water pots along roads…

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  • Myanmar: On the Way to Mandalay

    October 11, 2014

    Say the name: Mandalay! Just the sound of it evokes visions of the exotic East, the opulent, ancient Burmese…

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  • Myanmar: Burma Bound

    October 4, 2014

    We’re on our way to Myanmar! Nearly 13 hours into our almost 26-hour flight, and we’re a bit cranky…

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  • Myanmar: Is It Safe?

    September 25, 2014

    I assume that, as adults, you avoid travel where there are civil wars, epidemics, human rights violations, or other…

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