Around Shwedagon Pagoda

Is The Time To Visit Burma Now?

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

With the end of Secretary of State Clinton’s historic visit to Myanmar (Burma) wrapping up last week — the first of any high-ranking official from the U.S. in 50 years — it’s safe to assume that a good portion of the millions of eyes that watched as Clinton toured Shwedegon Pagoda in Yangon (barefoot no […]


Trekking Burma

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Follow Christina on her 62-kilometer trek through the hills of central Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma. By Christina Koukkos The bus from Yangon (also known as Rangoon) crawled away in a swirl of dust and exhaust, leaving Marjan and me standing alone and delirious from lack of sleep on a dark street at […]

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