71) The royal cities around Mandalay October 12th 2005 There are several locations of interest around Mandalay which can easily be reached in a one-day trip and we of course wanted to see as many of them as possible. We visited four small cities of historical importance, of which three had been capitals of the Burmese kingdom in former centuries.
Historical backgroundSagaing became the second Burmese capital around 1315 after the fall of Bagan. Its p ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Mandalay Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
We have quit our jobs to start travelling around South East Asia during 2005. Our 10 months journey will take us to India, Nepal, Tibet, China (Yunnan), Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. So keep tuned if you want to travel with us. ... full info