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Checking in from Burma — when the Internet allows

Checking in from Burma — when the Internet allows

By Patrick May / July 11, 2015 at 8:05 AM BAGAN, MYANMAR — Ah, Burma . . . land of pagodas shimmering at dusk, of scorpions the size of external hard drives, of Buddhist monks who practically quiver with spiritual grace yet have also ..., 2 weeks ago
Bagan awaits UNESCO nod Brunei Times, 1 month ago
5 reasons to visit Myanmar in 2015 MSN News US, 2 months ago

More opt for a DINK lifestyle in aging China

A couple take a selfie as the sun rises above the pagodas in Myanmar's northern ancient town of Bagan on Feb 26, 2012. *AFP PHOTO) BEIJING - The increasing number of people choosing the Dual Income, No Kids (DINK) lifestyle may hasten the ...
 China Daily Asia2 days ago
Eleven Myanmar

Where the golden spires rule

Magway Region is home to many ancient pagodas and temples on the banks of Ayeyawady River. These Bagan-style structures can be found in three areas: Salay town(famous for its Salay Yokesonekyaung Monastery), Salay area in Yenanchaung Township, and ...
 Eleven Myanmar3 weeks ago

Innovation Competition to Promote Tourism Shakeup

A group of tourists at the summit of a pagoda in Bagan. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The UK government is funding an innovation competition for Burma's burgeoning tourism industry, hoping to assist hoteliers and other local operators ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

Rapid Progress, Sloppy Repairs Threaten Priceless Ruins

BAGAN, Myanmar — Well before dawn tourists begin climbing the steep steps of an ancient Buddhist temple, their cameras at the ready to capture first light over the remains of Bagan. It's an awesome sight. As the sun's first rays highlight the ...
 NBCNews.com2 weeks ago

Land of pagodas

The 55 kings of the Myanmar dynasty ruled over a period of 12 centuries. The kingdom towards the latter half shifted its capital to Bagan in 874 AD at the time of King Pyinbya, who also erected the city walls of Bagan with 12 gates and a moat. King ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Around the World in a Private Jet

The pagoda-studded landscape of
 Forbes.com1 month ago What Is It Like To Fly Around The World Via Jet?  Forbes.com1 month ago Kona to Kathmandu: What Is It Like to Fly Around the World in a Private Jet?  Forbes.com1 month ago

Bagan Readies for Unesco Listing with Ambitious Data Collection Project

Hot air balloons glide over the temples in central Burma's Bagan. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — Hard work lies ahead for Burma's Ministry of Culture as preparations continue for a bid to recognize the ancient temple complex of Bagan as an ...
 Irrawaddy3 days ago Is the sun setting on Bagan's hot-air balloons?  Myanmar Times1 month ago Culture ministry deflates firms offering balloon rides in Bagan  Myanmar Times1 month ago Vice President calls on Myanmar President  KPL.Gov.la6 days ago

Shwedagon is more than a pagoda…it is Myanmar

The Golden Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, as we now see it today, originally was a much smaller religious monument. There can be no doubt that that it was built to enshrine eight sacred hair relics of the Indian princely Gautama Buddha during his ...
 EGlobal Travel Media1 week ago

Yangon Burma

The former British capital of Rangoon By Marjie Courtis Schwedagon Pagoda actually an extensive complex. Yangon Marjie Courtis First impressions of Yangon The official centre of Yangon (formerly Rangoon) is Sule Pagoda, as decreed by the ...
 Web Wombat2 weeks ago
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