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Young Monks in a Pagoda

Light Rays in Bagan We were lucky to find this small pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar. I was visiting another pagoda, and there was a guy selling trinkets just outside the entrance. He saw my camera, and with broken English, he told me it was his dream camera. He then showed me a couple of photos…

Back From Myanmar

Wow! What a week of travel. As I mentioned before, this was my second trip to Myanmar. Last time, I skipped all of the tourist place, and went off the beaten path to the Eastern shore of Myanmar. This time, I went to all of the tourist places…Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, and Mandalay. Other than…

Heading Back to Myanmar

I took a trip to Myanmar (Burma) a couple of years ago. I told my travel agent I wanted to avoid the tourist areas and go off the beaten path. That is exactly what I did. I headed to the small town of Mrauk U, which is near the border of Bangladesh. They call it…

Monks Playing Cricket

I was walking back from some of the temples late in the afternoon at Mrauk U when I heard all of this noise. I entered the yard of the monastery, and found all of these kid monks playing cricket in the yard. At first, they told me I couldn’t take any photos, but after talking…

Monks Take A Walk

Yangon If you travel to Burma (Myanmar), don’t miss a couple of days in Yangon. It is a city well worth wandering around.

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