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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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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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One of the more interesting scenes we came across in Myanmar was the car graveyard outside of Yangon.  We took the commuter train around the entire city and saw some pretty cool stuff, but the...

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Our expectations of our trip to Myanmar as a whole were high, but I admit my interest and expectations in Yangon were low.  We only have three days here in Myanmar’s biggest city, and the plan is...

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