Bagan—Home of Thousands of Temples

temples everywhere

Bagan is an area of temples…over a thousand of them. Big, small. You name it. And to visit any of them required removing your shoes and walking barefoot in to explore them. Not that we are complaining. Sometimes the cool tiles on your feet in the hot weather felt good. Other times, our feet were [Read more …]

Exploring Yangon Myanmar (Burma)

IMG_0694

Myanmar, better remembered in the west by its colonial name of Burma, is emerging from a troubled past as a closed country under a repressive, brutal military government. Over the last few years, the country has made great progress in moving toward democracy, in opening the country to the modern world and in providing foreign [Read more …]