It had been ten years since I last came here to Bagan. As soon as I arrived after taking the coach from Yangon, I remembered how peaceful this place is: open fields, no cars and little noise.
It was nearly 6am and not a soul was in sight as I made my way to the hotel, taking in the temples as the
For three weeks during February and March this year, the Yangon Art & Heritage Festival took over some of the city’s streets, public spaces and even some private homes bringing art to the public eye.
The plan for the festival originally came about when British Ambassador Andrew Patric
On the banks of the Ayeyarwady, Pyay is only a few miles from the ancient city site of Srikhitera, or Thayekhittaya as it is known in Myanmar. It was the capital of a Pyu kingdom that emerged in the 2nd century BCE and was flourishing by the 4th century. Beikthano, 80 miles (128km) away was a contemRead More