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A beautiful day in Yangon

I had a beautiful day today. My mind was cool, calm and happy as I explored the markets and some of the sights.

I went to the markets first. 578 more words

Yangon nightfall

I tend to put my camera away once the sun has gone down. But one of the things that I’ve been trying to do more of since moving to Yangon is shooting after dark. 26 more words


At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in one month of violence: Doctors Without Borders

KUALA LUMPUR — At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including many children, were killed in the first month of violence that erupted in Myanmar‘s troubled Rakhine state in August, … 407 more words


Time Travel: Taking the Train Back to British Burma

After enjoying interesting but long bus rides in Myanmar I decided to push luck even further: hop on the train from Kalaw to Shwenyuang, the closest station to Inle Lake. 736 more words

Interesting Fact: Japanese cars in Myanmar

You are in Mandalay, the second biggest city of Myanmar and you hear automated voices in Japanese shouting “this vehicle is moving backwards“. You jump into a taxi and another Japanese voice greets you: “ 193 more words

Myanmar - Bangladesh Crisis Appeal

More than 600,000 people have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state on 25 August, most of them Muslim Rohingyas. An estimated 150,000 are also displaced within Rakhine State. 330 more words