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Myanmar Adventures - Bagan Part 1

Bagan was the place that I really wanted to go. If you do a quick search on Google, you will find images of the pagodas and monasteries in Bagan. 503 more words

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China’s cancelled Burma railway is its latest derailment in southeast Asia

A $20-billion Burmese railroad project that would link the Chinese province of Yunnan to the Bay of Bengal was cancelled this week due to fears over the project’s environment impact and objections from the public. 491 more words

Fly Me To The Moon.

I had a different post for this week (I even scheduled it because I obviously have such mad computer skillz! That, and I’m busy and didn’t know if I would otherwise get around to it) but then four things happened: I read a poem, I read a blog post, it was the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, and the conflict in Gaza exploded into even greater tragedy, and they all came together into this post. 1,047 more words

Myanmar Muslims in remote Rakhine suffer worsening health crisis

Source: Reuters

 

Visitors to the medical facility in one of Myanmar’s poorest and most remote regions are greeted by a padlocked gate and a sign reading: “Clinic closed until further notice.” 1,097 more words

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