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A Barefooted Temple Run Adventure

It started with a dream but I didn’t realize it until I saw all those thousands of pagodas, temples and Buddhas. It was maybe October of 2014, I had this very weird dream. 1,117 more words


Use your head

To succeed in any business undertaking you’ve got to use your head.  And this Burmese flower lady did just that.

Her business competitors- other flower vendors and vendors of all sorts of souvenir items were all selling outside the Shwezigon Pagoda, along this long corridor leading to the entrance of this magnificent 11th century Buddhist Temple. 48 more words


Myanmar - Day 2: Bagan at a glance

Xe bus dừng tại bến xe Bagan lúc 5h sáng. Bagan đón bọn mình bằng thứ không khí lành lạnh, rất dễ chịu. Không gian yên tĩnh vốn có của thành phố này bị phá tan bởi tiếng mấy anh lái taxi, lái xe ngựa gọi khách, lẫn với tiếng loa phát thanh của bến xe. 643 more words


Meninos monges da Birmânia

A foto dos meninos monges foi tirada a 20 de Abril de 2014 no templo Shew-gu-gyi (Bagan, Birmânia). Era domingo de Páscoa. E o nosso segundo dia de viagem por terras birmanesas. 977 more words


Bagan and the Night Train to Yangon

There were a few things that I had wanted to do  but wasn’t able to because of lack of time and unfortunate weather.  I had wanted to take the train out to Pyin Oo Lwin, a colonial summer town, and on over the Gokteik Viaduct, but my flight delay meant I had a day less in Mandalay. 1,369 more words

Foreign Travels

Watermelon, watermelon

From a distance, I thought she was wearing a watermelon-inspired headdress. She was walking in the middle of an overly crowded and dusty street near the Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan. 21 more words


#16- In love

I think I’m in love. Not with anyone in particular, but with this world. I think this world has way too much to offer. The nature, the people, the animals, the architecture, the history, the universe, everything comes together concurrently to create this world that we see before us. 83 more words