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This little kid, up on the ox-cart with his old man, had just about the cheekiest grin I'd ever seen.  
   

This little kid, up on the ox-cart with his old man, had just about the cheekiest grin I'd ever seen.

Burma Three: Lingering a little longer with the lotus-eaters

March 5th 2007
Pulling up his longyi, Naung Naung proudly shows us the tattoo of a rabbit on his right thigh, surrounded by a faded swirl of Pali inscriptions. "This one makes me jump higher", he explains, his face deadly serious, before pulling open his tattered shirt to reveal a tiger on his chest. "And this one gives me courage!" This goes on for a few minutes, as he shows us a succession of significant tatto ... read more
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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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