02.02.2003 - 07.03.2003 32 °C
Travelled to Myanmar/Thailand, arrived in Yangon then to/through Nyaungshwe (Inle Lake), Kalaw, Mandalay, Pywin U Lwin, Bagan, Pyay, Changtha Beach, Pathein and back to Yangon... and home via Bangkok, Thailand...
The majestic Shwedagon (ie. Golden Dagon) Pagoda taken in the late afternoon, Rangoon, Myanmar. This structure dominates the Rangoon skyline from every vantage point. It has to be seen to be believed!
Shot of the infamous Moustache Brothers, Pwe troupe (traditional Burmese entertainment) that combines music, drama and improvisation with a heavy dose of political satire that has seen Par Par Lay (performer in the middle) spend 7 years in jail for comments of support for Myanmar's Nobel peace prize winning democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi! Mandalay, Myanmar.