Category Archives: 2010

Racing in High Heels – Washington, DC

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Leaving Asia (November 2010)

“EVA Airways Flight 330 bound for Taipei, will begin boarding”.  I took my seat at 37A.  Every row in every seat was filled.  The captain greeted us in Chinese and English.  As we started down the runway a tropical rain … Continue reading

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Yangon, Myanmar (November 2010)

After an amazing three weeks exploring the country I had come to the end of my travels. I spent my last days in Yangon.  I said goodbye to my travel partner Ilsa early on Wednesday morning as she began her … Continue reading

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Donations for the Monasteries (Myanmar, November 2010)

Piling back in the car from our wonderful lunch we left the city of Bago and headed down the long straight highway back to Yangon.  Exhausted from the days adventures I took my seat in the back, resting my head … Continue reading

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Pausing in the middle of the day Bago, Myanmar

  One of my most cherished memories of Bago was not of the Temples or historical sites.  It was a small café off the highway heading out of town.  That morning Ilsa, Patrick and I had been busy seeing all the sites so … Continue reading

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Palm trees, Thanaka and the morning market in Hpa An (November 2010)

The traffic was heavy with bikes, cars and scooters as people were heading out of Hpa An for the night.  Ilsa, Patrick and I were just arriving after spending the whole day exploring caves and the landscape of Kayin State.   … Continue reading

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Searching for caves in the Kayin State (November 2010)

With our legs still wobbly from the decent down from the Golden Rock.  Ilsa and I found Patrick and the driver waiting for us.  We piled back in the car and headed down the mountain.  Yesterday we visited the sacred … Continue reading

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The Mon State, Myanmar (November 2010)

The Golden Rock and Hpa An were on the top of my list of places that I wanted to visit.  Luckily this was Ilsa’s as well.  Before we set off for the beach we left a note on the bulletin … Continue reading

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Pathien, Myanmar (November 2010)

As we were leaving our beach paradise Ilsa and I decided to stop in Pathein for a day or two.  The city was about a two hour bumpy drive from the beach in the Ayeyarwady Region.  We arrived in the … Continue reading

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Chaung Tha Beach, Myanmar (November 2010)

I have found paradise and the name of this place is called Chaung Tha in the Ayeyarwaddy Division.  I spent four amazing days at this wonderful Bay.  Ilsa and I traveled very early in the morning from Yangon.  The roads … Continue reading

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