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Monks on U Bein’s bridge - Amarapura, Myanmar  
   

Monks on U Bein’s bridge - Amarapura, Myanmar

A Malady in Mandalay

December 31st 2011
“You will definitely get sick,” asserted Jason (aspiringnomad) during our meeting at a sidewalk eatery in Bangkok prior to my Myanmar sojourn. My unspoken thoughts were “I almost never get stomach issues”, but in hindsight it was not episodes of frantic lunges towards toilets in Myanmar that should have concerned me, for what transpired was far more dangerous. It commenced innocuously ... 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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