To Burma's Far North March 6th 2008 To Burma's Far North
In 2007 we had finally been prompted to visit Sri Lanka by the fact that good friends Yves and Ashleigh Ogier were running a boutique hotel in Kandy, The Kandy House. Since then they had moved to Burma to run another small hotel, this time in the far n ... read more
Asia » Burma » Northern Burma » Putao 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
After I quit the sycophantic world of corporate life in 1997 and began to live life for myself, Lisa and I started to travel to locations that one or both of us had harboured ambitions to visit.
Unfortunately, it wasn't until about five or six years ago that I started to keep a journal of these travels -- initially for our own reference, and later to share with friends with common interests.
These friends have been encouraging me for years to put these journals on the web for a wider audience of fellow-travelers, so the plan over the coming months is to do just that... full info