Category: Myanmar

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Mandalay, Burma’s last royal capital

Unlike many old cities, Mandalay was not born at the crossroads of converging trade routes, or because it was the site of an ancient settlement. Instead, it grew out of a prophecy. When King...

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Faces of Myanmar

Travel reveals a lot about the world we live in and if there is one thing that I’ve learnt, it’s that no country is perfect. I’m having a hard time reconciling the wonderful time...

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By train to Bagan

  I’m not sure what time it was, but I woke up with a start. The cold night wind, blowing at whatever-miles-per-hour, had slapped me hard in the face. But it wasn’t the wind...