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Disembarking from the ferry  
   

Disembarking from the ferry

Alas, the camera doesn't quite catch the terrifying angle of the gangplank here - and this was one of the easier ports
Don't order the chicken!

November 21st 2009
Tis a simple enough rule, one developed very early on during my foray into Myanmar cuisine for ordering the chicken rarely resulted in chicken as I am accustomed to it, but rather a small side dish of chicken bones would arrive to accompany my rice. These bones were mostly devoid of flesh and a person would have to pick one up and gnaw it like a rat to get anywhere with it. Having a profound disli ... read more
Asia » Burma » Southern Burma » Mawlamyine

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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