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Shwedagon Paya at sunset  
   

Shwedagon Paya at sunset

From Yangon to Mandalay

February 2nd 2007
Bear with me - this blog entry is rather lengthy as the internet in Myanmar is really crappy and slow. Since it is illegal to access Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo the only way to do so is via a proxy server. Arrived in Yangon Airport on 29/1 and was organising to catch a taxi into town. The lady asks - do I need someone to share to split the cost? Sure, why not. So she assaults this young English d ... 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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