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
Asia » Burma 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