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Traveling in Burma

By , posted on: May 30, 2011
Countries governed by military dictatorships are not generally renowned as prime holiday destinations, and Burma is no exception. Unless you’re o­n a pre-organized package tour, there is nothing easy or relaxing about traveling through Burma. Take, for example, o­ne of the most basic transactions necessary o­n arrival in a new country: changing money into the local currency. As there is no internationally recognized banking system in Burma, credit cards, ATM cards and traveler’s cheques are largely useless. You must carry […] » read more

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Save Our River, Save Our Dolphins, Save Our Nature

By , posted on: September 15, 2011
Every tourist visiting our country, Burma (Myanmar), will have at least had the experience of admiring our majestic river, the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwaddy). The major tourist attractions like the ancient city of Bagan and the 2nd largest town of the country, Mandalay, and Mingun, which houses the third largest bell in the world, are located on the banks of the Irrawaddy. Everyone, both tourists and locals, enjoys the breath-taking sunset on the Irrawaddy from the ruins of Bagan while some nature […] » read more

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