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HsiPaw To Kyaukme 2006-12-22 11-25-03

The back half of the bus is loaded from floor to ceiling with goods. The front half of the bus is loaded with people, although not quite to the ceiling.
HsiPaw To Kyaukme

December 25th 2006
On December 22, 2006, we took a morning bus from Hsipaw to Kyaukme. Ann from Ireland joined us on this leg of our trip. The bus was packed, with many big bags of rice/produce lined along the aisle. Passengers just sat on top of the bags. Kyaukme (pronounced Jau-my), is about a two hour ride south of Hsipaw. It has a population of about 120,000, of which approximately 30,000 are of Chinese ... 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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