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Sunrise over Mandalay  
   

Sunrise over Mandalay

Hard to see in the small pictures, but it created a beautiful smoky red haze that silhouetted the stupas on the skyline
Time Travel and the Tourist Warp

November 2nd 2005
Upon finally reaching the big city, I somehow feel tricked; for instead of springing into the modernity that metropolises often bring, it seems that I stepped back into a bygone decade. Bus videos censor through the “love scenes,” music videos depict a would-be suitor trying desperately to wrest his young love from her parents’ ever-watchful eye for an innocent handhold, the after-dusk city ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Mandalay

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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