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Now that we’ve had time at home, taking a break from our break, and telling our stories to family and friends, I’ve had more time to reflect on the awesomeness of our life in 2013...

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We spent three weeks in Myanmar in June of 2013. I put together the best shots from our time in both popular tourist spots and off the beaten path destinations: – Yangon (Rangoon) – Bagan...

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Then and Now The Burma Campaign of WWII was one of the harshest campaigns of the war, yet compared to other campaigns, it still remains vastly unknown.  During our three weeks in Myanmar, we explored...

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Nearing the end of of our 3 weeks in Myanmar, we are a bit burnt out on temples and pagodas, but are curious enough about this one to stopover in Kinpun for a night on...

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One of the craziest parts of our three weeks in Myanmar was the traveling experiences on taxis, trains, and buses.  I have compiled a set of short stories about some of the crazier experiences we...

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“You’re not the Forgotten Army… Nobody’s ever heard of you.” Towards the end of 1943, the British/Indian Army in Burma(Myanmar now) was in pretty rough spirits.  Nearly two years had passed since the Japanese had...

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Myanmar Cheat Sheet

June 7, 2013

Not planning a trip to Myanmar any time soon?  Well no problem.  Just read this cheat sheet, and you’ll be able to fool anyone into thinking you’ve spent a month there.  – Dan The people...

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After another adventurous Myanmar overnight bus ride we have found ourselves in the center of country at one its most beautiful lakes, Inle Lake.  Our first day here we spent lounging around, recovering from the fast pace...

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We only have one full day in Mandalay, and we are going to make the most of it.  We have found two motorbike drivers, (an uncle and his nephew), who are going to take us...

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Mandalay to Hsipaw Our second week in Myanmar has us exploring the Northern Shan State of this beautiful country. After a couple of days in Mandalay, we have now found ourselves on another train, headed...

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