Category Archives: Myanmar

Myanmar: The Shape of Things to Come

Four times now I’ve set foot in Myanmar, but I’ve never stayed for more than a few hours.  Just long enough to have a snack and a look around before coming back to Thailand on a fresh visa.  Just long … Continue reading

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Burmese Days

Let this darkness be a bell tower and you the bell. As you ring, what batters you becomes your strength. – Rainer Maria Rilke I had heard from my anonymous tipster (I never asked his name) in Nuodeng that the … Continue reading

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