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Yangon's colonial treasures

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

As a property boom triggers a flurry of construction activity in Yangon, the race is on to save the former colonial capital's architectural heritage from the wrecking ball.

Destinations: Burma | Yangon
Topics: Architecture
Early morning at Inya Lake

Visiting Yangon

brad martin - jemmartin [210]

A photo essay of places to visit in Yangon

Destinations: Burma | Yangon
Topics: Travel | Religion | For Kids | Architecture
Views of the grande dame of old Rangoon.

The Grand Old Dame of Rangoon

Robert Tompkins - rtompkins [4,382]

Time will determine whether The Strand, the grande dame of old Rangoon, experiences a renaissance or becomes an anachronism in new Yangon.

Destinations: Burma | Yangon
Topics: Travel | Architecture
From Bagan Viewing Tower

Day trip to Bagan, Myanmar

Robert Han - sydneyrobert [478]

A day trip to Bagan, from Yangon. It's expensive, but doable...

Destinations: Burma
Topics: Culture | Festivals | Traditions | Architecture
piebald feral, temple market Sangklaburi, Thailand

The dogs of Sanglaburi

John McMahon - dictater2 [261]

When a motor cycle plows into a dog on a dark road in the mountians of thailand I find myself cared for by a women I cant communicate with.

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Burma | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Animals | Music | Traditions | Economy | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
The construction of homes remain unchanged. Reeds and Bamboo are used in the construction. The floor is mud caked into somewhat of a rigid structure, which serves as sleeping quarters

An Unexpected Visit to the Original People of Kerala

Yehuda Kovesh - cochinjew [251]

The Forest Dwelling Tribal People of Kerala are a distinct group of people, living in their world, as they have done for thousands of years. In the current rush to modernize unevenly in an India,...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Singapore | Vietnam | India | Cambodia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Art | Photography | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Architecture

Making for the Hills

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,701]

I remember exclaiming with awe when I woke up in Simla (or Shimla, as it is often spelled and pronounced) and stepped out of my room to view the landscape, which I had been unable to see on the...

Destinations: Burma | Indonesia | Pakistan | Colombo | Manila | India | Sri Lanka | Shimla | Yangon | Islamabad | Philippines | Jakarta
Topics: 20th Century History | Architecture
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