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Mandalay and Mingun

November 8th 2017
Day one in Mandalay. We head to the jetty to get a boat across the Irrawaddy to Mingun. The guide book had led us to believe we had to wait for a ferry, but in fact each group of tourists get their own boat. We had a fairly basic boat, but who needs more than a chair and some shade on deck, and no other passengers? The only tricky bit was getting on board. We watched with some trepidation as a ... 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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