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Shwedagon Pagoda – Must-See

By |2019-07-06T14:48:57-05:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Shwedagon Pagoda – Must-See.  A soft wind lessened the effects of the thick heat while the chimes on top of the stupa gently sang.  The dense throngs had thinned, and a tranquil spirit drifted through the grounds. I was at the tremendously beautiful and moving Shwedagon Pagoda, the holiest site in Myanmar (formally known as Burma).  [...]

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon

By |2019-07-06T11:19:47-05:00March 31st, 2016|Categories: Advice, Asia|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon.  I know I am in good company when I am staying at a hotel that hosted the former US Secretary of State.  I spent three great and relaxing nights at the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon.  The Chatrium is nestled in a private area next to Kandawgyi Lake.  The updated room [...]

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