The Soothsayer’s Golden Temple

Burmese history is a rocky affair. From political instability to the earthquakes that shake the country’s foundation, many of its temples have been rebuilt over the tremulous years. Bago, a city a few hour drive or train ride south from … Continued

Myanmar – Part 1: Yangon

Walking the streets of Yangon, the past clashes with the present and you feel like everything’s evolving around you. Many travelers who’d visited only 6 months before couldn’t believe the changes that took place in prices, number of tourists, etc. … Continued

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