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Shwedagon Paya

Burming up in Myanmar!

May 1st 2012
My arrival from Kathmandu to Bangkok was a splash! I had just experienced temperatures of 0C just days before only to arrive in Bangkok where I was to spend a couple of days before heading to Myanmar, to temperatures of 40C! I also chose the hot and dry season to visit Myanmar. Yes, this is the worst time of the year to come but it was Thingyan (Water Festival) which marks the beginning of the New ... read more
Asia » Burma » Yangon Region » Yangon

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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