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Bagan Burma The military junta at the helm in Burma has been a


Bagan, Burma - The military junta at the helm in Burma has been a dreadful steward of the country's priceless architectural heritage.

Myanmar – not Burma

Bagan, Mandalay Region. View from Swesandaw pagoda, a popular sunset destination. (Photo: Liz Bordo)

Myanmar Facts and History: Eleventh-century temples of the kingdom of Bagan, Burma.

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Bagan, Myanmar

Ben overlooking temples in Bagan from Bulethi

Balloons over Bagan

After enjoying the beautiful beaches of Philippines, my next stop was Myanmar, or Burma, as it used to be called. It is a country that recently opened its ...

Shwesigon Pagoda - Gilded pagoda in Bagan Myanmar

Shwesandaw Pagoda - Great for watching the sun rise and set in Bagan Myanmar

While its capital was previously in Yangon, it has since moved to Napyidaw. The more “scenic” places of Myanmar include Bagan (above), Taunggyi, ...

A Short History of Burma

Sulamani Temple - Great for watching the sun rise and set in Bagan Myanmar

Burma just opened up after 50 years. But where are all the tourists?

24 Jul Magical Myanmar: How to get in, get around, use money, and what to see

Balloon Flight over Bagan Myanmar

Burmese woman with German military helmet, Myanmar - Stock Image

Burma: The Forgotten Land

Abandoned by the Burmese king and later by the Mongols, the city ceased to function as a political center, but continued to flourish as a place of Buddhist ...

South East Asia – Burma Edition

In the 12th and 13th centuries, the city became a truly cosmopolitan center of Buddhist beliefs, attracting monks and students from India, Sri Lanka, ...

Burma by Exotic Tours Bagan, 12th Century, Temples, Buddhism, Tours, World

Ox drawn carts crossing the rural Myanmar landscape

Dammayangyi Temple - The largest temple in Bagan Mayanmar

The Thingyan celebration in Yangon last year. Zarni Phyo/The Myanmar Times

Sunrise in Bagan, Myanmar

Myanmar Tour & Vacation Packages (Burma) - Go Myanmar Tours

It was a hidden gem once upon a time, and now has its doors open to beguile visitors with its unique and charismatic charms. Unparalleled in comparison with ...

Myanmar motorcycle tour including Bagan


The Shwezigon pagoda, in Bagan, is one of the most important temples in Myanmar.

Myanmar (Burma) Unwrapped

The wonderful temple complex at Bagan.

Burma: The Irrawaddy as seen from Sagaing

Savagery and slavery, Myanmar style


Perhaps repatriating to Bangkok or the Netherlands is a better option. This costs a lot of money, so check if health or travel insurance covers these costs.

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No doubt Myanmar is an easy country to travel but since it is still opening up to the International community after years of military rule, relying on one ...

New modern observation tower of the military government built of concrete in a pagoda style,

We decided in June 2013 that it was indeed to time to return to our 'Travel Bucket List' and begin planning for a trip to Myanmar aka Burma.

Photo of Backpacking & Roadtripping across Myanmar 1/19 by Anirudh Gupta Bagan ...

I'm a passionate traveler - I find almost childish excitement from every new place I visit even if it is close to home. I delight in the new discovery, ...

The rides ...

Old Bagan, Myanmar

Sunset on the banks of the Ayeyarwady river near Nyaung U, Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar : 25 Aug – 05 Sep 15

Old Bagan, looking towards the Ayeyarwady River. Dietmar Temps/Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA

Bagan: Finding the highs in low season

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Motorcycle Tours Laos. For a rider, biking from Thailand to Myanmar ...

Burma is what the country has been called since the 18th Century, and the repressive military junta renamed the country to ...

Temple, Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

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The Military's Role in Sub-National Institutions: An Obstacle to Federalism in Myanmar – Tea Circle

Myanmar soldiers stand guard in Maungdaw. Photo: AFP

A quick BBQ pork brick in Mae Sariang on the way down there

The Women Building Myanmar's Backbone Myanmar has been improving their roads rapidly over the past few

Lucky for us, we managed to exchange the last of our Indian Rupees in Tamu for some Burmese Kyat (pronounced Chat), only a few dollars worth which was ...

Armed Myanmar soldiers patrol a village in Maungdaw located in Myanmar's Rakhine State on Oct.

A journey through Myanmar inspires silence. And there is one journey in particular that in the 19th century inspired young poet Rudyard Kipling to write his ...

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Today, there is an air of optimism as some reforms toward a more democratic system have been introduced since a new quasi-civilian government took over in ...

Myanmar agrees limited ceasefire without most powerful rebel armies | World news | The Guardian

Old Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is maybe the most iconic place in all of Myanmar. We were expecting greatness but were blown away by the sheer crazyness of this place.

A father and daughter who haven't spent more than two days in seven years together travel to former military dictatorship Myanmar for nine days.

are 8 years or older. They learn about the religion and to read and write, mathematics, as well as practical everyday jobs and also about the human body.

Numerous stupas are the remainings of ancient burmese kingdom, now the popular tourist attractions,

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Who stole Burma's royal ruby?

The Shwedagon Paya in Yangon

POW: The Secret Temple of Bagan, Myanmar


North Guni (Myauk Guni), Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

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Myanmar will start its role as this year's chair of the Association

Burmese folk tales: short stories about love, faith, trust and the power of astrology in Myanmar | South China Morning Post

Myanmar – a cultural mecca recently relieved of military junta a mere 7 years ago, some of you may know it formerly as Burma. Nestled in between Thailand, ...

2 monks watch the sun set over dozens of temples in Bagan

From India to Laos on two wheels

We started our journey in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where we rested, got our motorcycles and headed for Burma early in the morning.

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History. Myanmar has a ...