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Myanmar: Photos, Reflections and Tips

Myanmar: Photos, Reflections and Tips

When I  traveled to “Burma”   for the first time, an iron-fisted militant government ruled and people were suffering from the horrors of one of the longest running civil wars in history. Myanmar has been slowly emerging from a prolonged era of isolation and repression with new freedoms of expression, a new Constitution and elections. […]

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Burma or Myanmar. Now’s the time to go.

Burma or Myanmar. Now’s the time to go.

Mayanmar is a “hot” destination these days. My travel writer colleague at USA Today told me she had a very hard time getting hotel reservations. My experience was quite different. We made plans online and stayed in family-owned little hotels and guesthouses.  We went to see the ancient Buddhist temples, and meet the warm, gentle, […]

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