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Yangon: Off the beaten track!

A few congested blocks away from the imposing Sule Pagoda are some of the forgotten streets of Yangon – Shwe Bon That Road, 29th St, 30th St, etc. 214 more words


moment is evanescent

“So much would not have been possible without you”, he said.

As I walked away from a space that held so closely with my heart; I walked into another with the same passion and resilience for it. 797 more words

Music in Myanmar

Walking the parks of Yangon last year in May, I could not help but notice the groups of young men – and sometimes women – sitting on the grass in… 1,234 more words


Urbex in Yangon

One of the main issues when considering urban exploration in Myanmar’s largest city Yangon is that virtually all the buildings in the city look abandoned due to the poor upkeep and their advanced state of decay. 597 more words


CB&W: Older than 50 Years

St. John Catholic Church, Yangon, Myanmar.  From the inscription above the door, this definitely older than 50 years.  For Cee’s Black & White photo challenge: Older than 50 years.


​Anatomy, golf  and geopolitical history - Yangon bookshops 

I’ve been in Myanmar for 3 days now, after just a short stop in Bangkok (just enough time to get, in a blink of a eye, a sense of innumerable crowds and hectic traffic), and I should (and will eventually) try to gather all my thoughts and experiences into an article, but as today we went on a idle walk all around the center, without any sense of purpose, just to discover small streets and corner stalls, I couldn’t wait to share a few glimpses into some of Yangon’s bookstores. 401 more words