Myanmar – Part 2: Yangon

A highlight of Myanmar is its people, a diverse soup of Muslim, Hindu, Christian and Chinese (there’s even a huge Chinatown in Yangon). The faces below were shot in Yangon, the country’s bustling commercial and cultural (but not political) capital. … Continued

An Afternoon with Myanmar’s Militant Monks. Well, Not Exactly

Militant monks?  Sounds like a contradiction; but not in Myanmar, a beautiful, elusive country full of paradoxes and conundrums that tease the traveler’s mind. Monks play a huge role in Myanmar – from spiritual leaders to fomenting political discussion and descent. … Continued