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Around the streets of Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma)

By on March 27, 2017 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Around the streets of Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma)

I was last in Myanmar in 2015 and it was great to be back. One of the things I really like doing in any city is just wandering around looking at what is going on and taking photos. Everywhere I go there is a fascination with mobile phones…. And life is lived on the streets in […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – 2017 – part 1 of 2

By on March 26, 2017 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – 2017 – part 1 of 2

I first visited the Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) in 2015 – see Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 1 of 2 and Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 2 of 2, and it was great to be back. And this time I took two of my visit […]

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Buddhist Monks of Myanmar (Burma)

By on April 2, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Buddhist Monks of Myanmar (Burma)

There are a lot of monks in Myanmar (Burma), a lot. You see them everywhere. One of the reasons that there are so many monks is because it is a route out of poverty, and also gives them access to education. If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it using […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 1 of 2

By on March 30, 2015 in Myanmar/Burma with 0 Comments
Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya), Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) – part 1 of 2

The Shwedagon Pagoda (Paya) is possibly THE tourist attraction in Yangon (Rangoon). It is busy, and it is full of tourists. Walking in is free (there is a security check where you and your bags will be scanned) however, as soon as you get to the platform of the pagoda you will be stopped by a […]

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