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Tales From Kathmandu (And Other Places) #2

As the weeks go by I will no doubt remember little snippets from my trip and share them with you. Today is no exception. I want to share a couple of things with you; one being a general Nepali thing and the other something specific. 492 more words

From The Heart

Coffeemix and a Celica, or the Road to Pyin U Lwin

Karen, Ne Lin and I took the bus from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay and travelled from there to the hill station of Pyin U Lwin. They were going because they had heard it was really nice. 730 more words


Yangon Yarns

Yangon in Myanmar has many faces: poor people quarantined from the outside world for decades, Buddhist pagodas, grand colonial architecture from the time of British rule, palatial mansions – replete with a bevy of expensive cars – built by corrupt members of the repressive military regime that ruled until 2015, when somehow, and peacefully, a form of democracy emerged. 27 more words


Laos : Buddhist Monks Inside A Pagoda Before Lao New Year (Pi Mai Lao)

In the photo above, taken on April 13th, 2006, Buddhist monks are gathered to pay homage to the Buddhist philosophy prior to the annual Pi Mai celebration at Wat Mahathat in Luang Prabang, Laos. 53 more words


Umbrellas, stories and history

I am investigating the history of umbrellas and umbrella making for a story I am writing; you may have read some of my other stories here set in an imaginary museum housed in an imaginary abandoned umbrella factory. 352 more words

Bits And Pieces

~ Mantra for Inner Peace ~

RaMaDaSa – Snatam Kaur — YouTube

Raa: Sun
Maa: Moon
Daa: Earth
Saa: Impersonal Infinity
Sa Say: Totality of Infinity
So: personal sense of merger and infinity… 8 more words