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Golden Path

This is another old favourite of mine from back in Burma. This is a shot of one of the few paths up to the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the most famous and sacred Pagodas in Burma. 183 more words



“In his young days was suckled by women, who stood in a long row outside his palace… Every day he is bathed with scented sandal water, and all his vessels and utensils are made of gold. 176 more words

Southeast Asia Globe

Eating out in Rangoon

Guide: I know a great place for your dinner. I have been to this restaurant many times. Very good food.

Me: Sounds good. Lead the way. 138 more words


Pagodas and Big Ground Shaking

Guide: So this pagoda was destroyed by Ertcake in 1917 and was rebuilt.

Me: oh ok.

Guide: It was destroyed by Ertcake again in 1930 and rebuilt. 43 more words


Time Traveling in Yangon, Myanmar

Our most recent travels took us to a place that was just as unknown to me as it was to Seinfeld’s leading lady, Elaine Benes. Seinfeld enthusiasts will likely recall this classic exchange between Elaine and her globe-trotting boss, Mr. 1,574 more words

Travel & Leisure

A bygone cinema row

Rangoon’s development under the military regime of 1989-2011 can be seen along Montgomery Street (Bogyoke Aung San Street), where hotels and new constructions popped up in the 1990s. 199 more words