Trekking in Kalaw January 20th 2012 Our guide was Ouzo and he was the fastest 59 year old trekker I have ever met.
The hike was awesome and he very informative about many aspects of Myanmar: history, the people, flora, fauna, agriculture, education, economics, etc.
We hiked through 3 different villages, poked our heads into a school, and chatted with locals along the way.
For lunch we went to a Nepalese place at the top of a h ... read more
Asia » Burma » Eastern Burma » Kalaw 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