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The Road to Mandalay

“We’re not lost,” Seinn smiled at us from the front seat of the SUV. “There’s some construction, so we have to take this ro—” a huge crater slammed the front wheel down to the substrata of the earth’s crust and tossed Seinn from her seat and into the troposphere. 1,839 more words


Living out my Indiana Jones Dreams in Bagan

Little-known Lily fact! I was an anthropology minor in college. Like many anthropologically inclined students, I occasionally daydreamed about following in the steps of the most illustrious member of the field, especially during lectures about archeology. 290 more words

Breathtaking Burma: Bagan in Photos

Number 4 on my bucket list was to watch the Sunrise over the old Pagan Kingdom. What a sunrise it was…

The city of Bagan is where you can best witness the breathtaking landscape of this historical site and truly start to take in the scale of it. 68 more words


Reliving the Burmese hospitality

I visited Myanmar again for the third time, returning to places I visited before (Bagan in 2011; Mandalay and Sagaing in 2012). I tried to look up all the people I’ve met before, especially in Sagaing. 482 more words


Myanmar feat. the Parents

I didn’t mean to stop writing. A broken laptop, a draining job, and law school applications have been sapping my resolve. Obviously that ends now! This will be the first of a few posts that catch you up on the last 6 months of my life. 1,643 more words