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Circle Train

The Circle Train is a “must do” for Yangon novices and veterans alike. The train leaves from the downtown train station (seen in the Anthony Bourdain Myanmar episode) and takes about three hours to circle the entire city. 461 more words


Knowing My Backyard

I am not a person of bucket lists. I don’t have a list of ’50 things I must do before I die’ prominently featured on my wall. 566 more words

The Talkative Wanderer

A boy and his dog

On Sunday I joined the Better Burmese Health Care doctors again, this time at their clinic at the Dhamaparla Monastery in New Dagon City,  Yangon. I was there to continue shooting the work of the doctors and their patients, for whom the monks give up their living quarters for the afternoon. 43 more words

Melihat Myanmar dari Dekat

Sejelek-jeleknya citra sebuah negara, pasti ada hal menarik yang bisa dinikmati dan hal unik yang bisa dipelajari.  Keyakinan itu yang saya bawa sewaktu mendatangi Nay Pyi Taw, ibu kota baru Myanmar untuk meliput ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting ke-46.  1,579 more words


Smiling in Yangon

Hey there my dear ones. I’m sorry for not writing to you asap when I arrived in Myanmar. One reason being that the wifi wasn’t stable for me to be patient enough but the real reason is that I simply had too good of a time in Yangon that there was no time until now when I’m in Bagan. 742 more words


The National Education Bill and Student Resistance

In an interview with Radio Free Asia’s Myanmar Service (July 2014), local leader and head of President Thein Sein’s Education Reform Advisory Group, Yin Yin Nwe, identified the three key challenges facing educational redevelopment in Myanmar: 212 more words

Education In Myanmar


IT’S HAPPENING! I’m moving to Kalay in two days. Here are a few things I’ll miss about Yangon:

  • Intensive language lessons. Burmese is not impossible to learn.
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Beetle Nut