Schwedagon Pagoda

Schwedagon Pagoda

Driving into Yangon, the Schwedagon Pagoda cannot be missed. The top of the pagoda juts out of Yangon's skyline, claiming its status. It is such a beautifully foreign sight that for a moment I am reminded of just how far away from home I am. I received the tip from my taxi driver Myo Min [...]

Welcome to Yangon

Welcome to Yangon

The past several days in Chiang Mai have been wonderfully slow paced. Chiang Mai is an easy place to fall in love with and to slow down in. Dangerously easy. But for now, it's time for me to leave. Next stop: Yangon, Myanmar. I'm heading there to meet some special old friends, and will only [...]