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A Burmese Adventure

By , posted on: July 25, 2011
After a few nights of farewell parties in Taiwan, me and Lya set out on Sunday to the Taoyuan airport to catch a flight to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia where we arranged our visa to Burma, officially called Myanmar. We had heard some rumors, later proven to be true, that visas can be arranged on arrival but we didn’t want to take the risk. The visa section of the Myanmar embassy looks like a hot-dog stand but it all works […] » read more

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Five days in Burma

By , posted on: February 26, 2012
As the plane descended into Rangoon’s international airport, I noticed a slight change in my heartbeat. I felt calm, but also excited, knowing that I was about to return to Burma for the first time in 24 years. Inside the airport, a young immigration officer smiled as I gave him my passport. He was quite chatty, asking me about The Irrawaddy – how we gather news from inside Burma, how we designed our website. With a smile that betrayed his betel-chewing […] » read more

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