Men in knitted jumpers don't scare me... but kids with guns do March 2nd 2007 Pyin Oo Lwin - Hsipaw - Kyaukme - Inle Lake (Nyuangshwe)
The railway employee's uniform - green knitted jumper complete with knitted train didn't scare me, rather it was the very young soldier with a very large gun that put me off taking photos....
It's no big surprise in Burma that trains move at a remarkably slow speed. That doesn't stop a few middle aged tourists making a special journey to ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Inle Lake 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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Left the UK in the mid 1990's with plans for a year or so of exploring. Finally made it home again eleven years later. Got lost along the way with a couple of years travelling in Asia, a year living, working & travelling to all corners of Australia & the rest travelling & later living & getting married in New Zealand.
Highlights in no particular order include; Syria (x2) , Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Nicaragua, China (x2), Burma (x3), Vietnam (x3), Cambodia (x4), North Kor... full info