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Karaweik Royal Barge on Lake Kandawgyi  
   

Karaweik Royal Barge on Lake Kandawgyi

Yangon
Myanmar - Yangon & Mandalay

January 18th 2007
This blog by Lucas Jac and I would agree that Myanmar was one of the most DIFFERENT places we have been on this planet. A true melting pot with Chinese, Shan, Bangladeshi, numerous hilltribes and Burmese inhabitants, as well as more monks per square meter than anywhere else in the world, makes for an interesting cultural mix, and perhaps thankfully, it is totally cut off from Western influence. ... 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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