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Mountains of Burma...the Road to Mandalay

October 16th 2014
October 16, 2014 Ah Burma, the mystical land of Kipling and Orwell...the Lovely K had always wanted to see Myanmar (Burma), and we figured it would be best to see it sooner rather than later as the country is in the process of opening up more and more to tourism...so from Bangkok it was a direct flight to Mandalay to begin the adventure... Visa process at home was interesting, and with ... 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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9th November 2014

Pagoda City!
Whirlwind taxi tours followed by a lazy boat ride--I guess you'll be experiencing a lot of contrasts in this country, ie places that look close, but then are far away. Gorgeous pagodas--love that contrast of gold and pink. I must say that I adore that you call you partner, the Lovely K. Indeed she is, but you are so sweet to call her so. Hope the boat ride is sweet.
12th November 2014

Thanks Tara...
Boat ride was sweet, was nice to have a down day of watching the world go by...it's a cool country, lots of contrast and still very real, glad we went when we did...

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