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Bagan Archeological Zone

I keep mentioning travel around Myanmar, but my journey to Bagan was by far the worst. A local bus with three English boys (Lowell, Ryan and Jonty) I had met on the Hsipaw trek, ended up being much more eventful than we had anticipated. 635 more words

Exclusive: Overruling diplomats, U.S. to drop Iraq, Myanmar from child soldiers' list

By Jason Szep and Matt Spetalnick | WASHINGTON

In a highly unusual intervention, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to remove Iraq 619 more words


Inle Lake

Inle Lake is a freshwater lake in eastern Myanmar. The village with the hotels and hostels is located in the Nyaungshwe township of the Shan State. 430 more words

Day Trek in Kalaw, Myanmar (Burma)

“We are satisfied (with) our lives”

…the guide said, in response to my comment about Myanmar being dubbed one of the happiest countries in the world.

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Q&A with #HistFic #Author @LJCruickshanks & #Inspiration #GuestPost @QuercusBooks #Vietnam #Burma

I am always looking for unique historical fiction novels, whether it be the era, location or characters etc. Then I happened to stumble across Lucy’s novels via Twitter, which ticks all the boxes for me. 1,507 more words

Wild and Romantic: A Glimpse into the Life of Ann Hasseltine Judson

When someone dies at the age of 37, whether we knew them or not we usually think of it as a great tragedy. That tragedy is founded on the belief that every life holds promise—for some extraordinarily so—but an untimely death snuffs out all that could have been. 517 more words


Yangon, Myanmar 2/25/2017

1. out into the diesel streets towards sunset
cross over under bridges to golden flower tea company
black cups of tea arriving 63 more words