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Myanmar: The Golden Land  

Myanmar: The Golden Land

Mandalay: Trishaw Hate

July 9th 2007
Whoop Whoop, next stop...Mandalay, Myanmar's second city. After almost a week all alone I was looking forward to finding some westerners to socialize with. There are really so few backpackers here in Myanmar! So you step off the bus to be swamped by leech-like touts clambering over each other to get some of your business. At this point you know there is no way to get out of the "new-guy-in-tow ... read more
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Burmese Flag 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
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