Inle Lake - a fragile paradise November 6th 2017 Animal, vegetable and human sustenance apart, I’ve come to the conclusion that water in Myanmar has three key roles.
With fishing and tourism, it is a way of life, of making money, surviving.
In a country that has what I’ve seen politely described as “erratic” roads, it is a vital conduit for transport.
And here, where over 65% of the population is still rural, it can be a welcome ... 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
I decided in early 2006 that I'd had enough of the London rat-race and the career thing - at least, for the time being - and that I'd like to take some time out: "me time", as it were; time to do at least some of the things that I'd been thinking about doing over the last few years but hadn't been able to fit in around work and client demands.
So here I am: backpack to the ready (to be honest, it had never really been put away after my '93-'94 round-the-world trip), and a gazillion ideas about how to fill the next xx months..... (And, no, I've no idea when I'll go back to the "real" worl... full info