The silk route was created to bring silks from the east to the west. Silk …

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I love this town and in retrospect I could have stayed here a day or …

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I love artisans. I appreciate the full spectrum from fine art to handicrafts. My hobby …

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Pindaya cave is deep.

Pindaya cave This site is amazing. There are stories that say this cave is really old but …

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Kalaw can be cold!

Driving up to Kalaw was another -take your life into your drivers hands situations. Wow! …

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Kyaung Kha Khat Wain monastery made me a bit uncomfortable to visit. The place was …

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Shwethalyaung Buddha

Departing Yangon we went to see the Shwethalyaung Buddha image, and the Shwemawdaw Pagoda, which is …

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General Aung San is considered a national hero because of his efforts to liberate Burma …

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Over 2000 years ago we have been told that the Buddha gave eight hairs to …

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Yangon, Myanmar

Yes I will have a Myanmar Beer! Light, low in alcohol and delicious! Roy is so good …

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This century old Chauk Htat Gyi reclining Buddha seems just that same as I remember …

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In Myanmar every pagoda has these same rules or guidelines: No socks, no shoes, no …

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Schwedagon Pagoda

It has a big ‘ol gem at the top and the whole huge complex is …

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Burma bound!

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. It has been over a month …

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