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On a hot day, the muddy waters of the Ayerwaddy looked irresistably inviting... =)  
   

On a hot day, the muddy waters of the Ayerwaddy looked irresistably inviting... =)

Burma Two: Bicycles in Bagan

February 12th 2007
Lying on my back, on the floor of the small hut, the only sounds I'm aware of are the creaking of bamboo and the grating whine of mosquitos swarming closer. Two old ladies - in whose home we are about to enjoy our first Burmese massage - shuffle quietly around us in long, faded longyis, carefully arranging a selection of herbal oils on the floor beside us. Noticing me slap at a mosquito which has ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Bagan

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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