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2006-12-23 13-53-02  

HsiPaw To Kyaukme 2006-12-23 13-53-02

A photo with the Shan family.
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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