Myanmar (Burma)

Featured Photo: Pink-Clad Nuns at the Golden Rock, Myanmar

Of all the pilgrimage sites in Burma, the Golden Rock or Kyaiktiyo in Mon State was at the top of my ‘to do’ list, second only to the majesty of Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon. Once there, I met a huge group of colourful nuns from Mawlamyine who had come to pay their respects.

The Official Birdcrap Counter: Documenting the Crap

Before jumping into my Burma coverage, I need to share a disturbing problem I’ve had on my round-the-world trip: birds love to shit on me. On this round-the-world trip alone, 9 birds have crapped on my head.

Burma (Myanmar): First Impressions

Truthfully, I’m not quite sure where to start with Myanmar. I’ve got a huge, swirling mass of memories to sift through, and more to be added in the remainder of my time here. Without question, my weeks in this country have been more than magical.

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