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Culture and Discovery in Myanmar

Travel on the waters of the Irrawaddy and its secrets

Going from the north of Tibet to the south east of Myanmar, with one of its branches feeding the Yangon region, the Irrawaddy River plays a more than important role in ec...
Silvia Garcia & François Vioud20 November 2015
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The art of eating in Myanmar

Myanmar's cuisine is perhaps less sophisticated than that of its neighbours but it is full of flavour and more consistent. You need to find the place where the locals eat...
Silvia Garcia & François Vioud20 November 2015
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Mandalay, Bagan: 2 exceptional sites in the heart of Burma

Mandalay and Bagan. Two names which will quickly be written in travel guides as two spiritual and historic destinations in the amazing and welcoming Burma. Two names that...
Alexandra Maillet20 November 2015
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Be responsible when visiting Burma; do not feed the junta!

After years of being ruled by the iron hand of a military junta, Burma has now opened up to democracy and become a fashionable Asian travel destination. But to practice r...
Laetitia Santos28 May 2015
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Môn and Kayin, two States, two identities

Môn and Kayin, States and neighbouring peoples in the south-east of Burma. Te anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss said, "the majority of customs of people is always marked...
Silvia Garcia & François Vioud6 March 2018
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Climbing the western summits

Nat Ma Taung, which is also called Mount Victoria, is the highest point of the Chin Hills and also the highest point in Chin State. It is more than 3,000 m high, which ma...
Marc Sigala22 March 2016
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Burma, is it a beach holiday destination?

When you talk about Burma (nowadays also called Myanmar), people immediately think about Buddhist monks, a multitude of pagodas with golden roofs, unequalled cultural ric...
Caroline Guibert22 March 2016
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Religious rituals in Yangon: guide

Yangon is a town of contrasts reflected in its districts and its places of worship: pagodas, mosques, Anglican, apostolic, catholic churches, Hindu temples and a synagogu...
Silvia Garcia & François Vioud20 November 2015
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From Kalaw to Inle Lake

The trek fills your trip with adventure but also enables you to come into contact with the country's nature and culture. This is the perfect opportunity to see a Myanmar ...
Silvia Garcia & François Vioud3 April 2018
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Travel through Hpa-An's natural environment on a motorbike

Losing yourself in the splendid natural environment of Hpa-An has become a must-see during a visit to Burma. There are also numerous places of worship to discover in the ...
Silvia Garcia & François Vioud20 November 2015
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