Tag Archive: Burma

The great Burmese escape – Inle Lake, Shan State

On a hot July evening at dusk, thousands of people make their way to the quarter acre makeshift (yet somewhat permanent) bus station, approximately twenty kilometres outside of Yangon. The dust and debris… Continue reading

The charm of a dictatorship – Culture shock and everything in between.

Burma is a beautiful country and it is very hard to find someone who will contemplate harming or bothering you (exception: government officials) but in the major cities of Yangon and Mandalay, people… Continue reading