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Checking out the murals at Gubyaukgyi  
   

Checking out the murals at Gubyaukgyi

Thieves in the Temples

April 7th 2006
Bagan is the premiere destination of Burma. I knew I was heading here and I used that fact for justifying the most half-assed attempt at Angkor Wat, ever. I really liked Bagan, it was cheaper and infinitely less crowded than Angkor, riding bikes around the ruins is a blast, and you could tell there was a earnest attempt at upkeep i.e., monks are not picking up garbarge like they do at Angkor. A ... 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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