Month: March 2016

Mirissa fishing boats

A Hangup in Ahangama

During our month in Myanmar, we travelled a lot. Toward the end, I think we all felt our stamina running low as we ended up hanging around in cloudy little Hsipaw for several days longer than intended, walking… Read More

Kalaw to Inle Trek, Myanmar

Finding Our Stride at Inle Lake

We arrived in the hilltown of Kalaw after a long drive — six hours on dusty, winding roads —  from the plains of Bagan. The air was cooler,  and the flat dusty landscape gave way to rolling hills… Read More

Gokteik Viaduct, Myanmar

Bumpy Train Rides–Bumpy Politics

Bang, crash, slam, ow. We had just set off on a seven-hour train ride which would take us from the small hill town of Pyin Oo Lwin to the even smaller town of Hsipaw, in the Shan province… Read More