Burma
Burma (/ˈbɜrmə/ BUR-mə), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, commonly shortened to Myanmar (/ˈmjɑːnˌmɑr/ MYAHN-mar,/ˈmjænmɑr/ or /ˈmaɪæ...
Burma - Wikipedia
A Country That You Might Not Expect Is Undergoing A Sexual Revolution
Much like its politics and economics, Myanmar’s social conventions are evolving, pitting modern attitudes toward relationships and sexuality against traditional norms. Some women are challenging stric...
Train Travel to Myitkyina in Northern Myanmar (Burma)
A 24 hour train ride provides added color and context to any trip abroad. My ride from from Mandalay to Myitkyina in Northern Myanmar was no exception.
The ancient city of Bagan, Myanmar
The ancient city of Bagan was once one of the greatest cities in Myanmar - and Southeast Asia. Today it is in ruins but still an incredible place to visit.
Myanmar - Burma, The Golden Land
Pagodas and a Buddhist temple are more or less a synonym of Myanmar, “The golden Land” or “The Land of Pagodas.” Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into ...
Visualtraveling - Myanmar on Vimeo
Why is there such an obligatory feeling to work on ones holiday? In most case scenarios, I wouldn't have bothered bringing and burdening myself with my new Nikon…
Feed Me in Burma
BURMA - What do you get when your neighbors include India, Laos, and Thailand? An incredible fusion cuisine. Kate Donnelly has a taste.
The Undisturbed Beauty of Myanmar
Photographer Sam Gellman took us on an eye-opening journey to North Korea to experience the incredible Mass Games and now he's sharing his beautiful photos of…
Bagan: Trip of a Lifetime - Telegraph
Tim Jepson tells you all you need to know about visiting the great temple site of Burma.
Bagan - Bagan - Ancient Heart of Burma, Myanmar
Bagan, the promised Buddhafield is a wide plain of approx. 42 square kilometers with formerly more than 4.000 pagodas, temples and monasteries - maybe the ...
Yangon
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History of Burma
Burma has an ancient royal history which has left behind many magnificent monuments across the country. The Konbaung dynasty, founded by King Alaungpaya in 1...
Burma
Burma (Myanmar) http://www.flyingmonk.com/myanmar.html Myanmar is one of the most photogenic countries in SE Asia. The Land of Golden Spires smiles to you fr...
Mandalay
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Sagaing - Documentary
On the opposite shore of the Ayeyarwady in the centre of Burma are the Sagaing Hills. The history of Sagaing dates back to the beginning of the 14th century,...
History of Burma
The history of Burma (Myanmar) covers the period from the time of first-known human settlements 13,000 years ago to the present day. The earliest inhabitants of recorded history were the Pyu who enter...
History of Burma - Wikipedia
Early History of Burma
The prehistory of Burma (Myanmar) spanned hundreds of millennia to about 200 BCE. Archaeological evidence shows that the Homo erectus had lived in the region now known as Burma as early as 750,000 yea...
Early History of Burma - Wikipedia
Geography of Burma
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar (also known as Burma) is the northwestern-most country on the mainland of southeast Asia. It is strategically located near major Indian Ocean shipping lanes.
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Geography of Burma - Wikipedia
Naypyidaw
Naypyidaw (Burmese: နေပြည်တော်; MLCTS: Nepranytau, officially spelled Nay Pyi Taw and Naypyitaw; [nèpjìdɔ̀], formerly known as Kyetpyay, Pyinmana or Kyatpyay, Pyinmana) is the capital city of Burma, a...
Naypyidaw - Wikipedia
Yangon
Yangon (Burmese: ရန်ကုန်; MLCTS: rankun mrui, [jàɴɡòʊɴ mjo̰]; also known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") is a former capital of Burma (Myanmar) and the capital of Yangon Region. Yangon is the...
Yangon - Wikipedia
Sagaing
Sagaing (Burmese: စစ်ကိုင်းမြို့; MLCTS: cac kuing: mrui., [zəɡáiɴ mjo̰]) is the capital of Sagaing Region (formerly Sagaing Division) in Myanmar. Located on the Ayeyarwady River, 20 km to the so...
Sagaing - Wikipedia
Climate of Burma
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar (also known as Burma) is the northwestern-most country on the mainland of southeast Asia. It is strategically located near major Indian Ocean shipping lanes.
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Tourism in Burma
Tourism in Burma (Myanmar) is a slowly developing sector. Although Burma possesses great tourist potential and attractions in many fields, much of the industry remains to be developed. Also, the numbe...
Transport in Burma
The government of Myanmar (known as Burma before gaining independence from the British Empire) has two ministries controlling transportation:
As of February 2008, Burma had 5,099 km (3,168...
Culture of Burma
The culture of Burma (or Myanmar) has been heavily influenced by Buddhism and the Mon people. Burmese culture has also been influenced by its neighbours India, Thailand and China. In more recent times...
Culture of Burma - Wikipedia
Burmese cuisine
Burmese cuisine includes dishes from various regions of the Southeast Asian country of Burma (now officially known as Myanmar). The diversity of Myanmar's cuisine has also been contributed to by the m...
Burmese cuisine - Wikipedia
Music of Burma
The music of Burma (or Myanmar) has similarities with and is related to many other musical traditions in the region, including Chinese music and Thai music.
Traditional music from Burma is melodio...
Music of Burma - Wikipedia
Dance in Burma
Dance in Burma (now known as Myanmar by the government there) can be divided into dramatic, folk and village, and nat dances, each having distinct characteristics. Although Burmese dance has been infl...
Dance in Burma - Wikipedia
Military of Burma
The Myanmar Armed Forces, officially known as Tatmadaw (Burmese: တပ်မတော်; MLCTS: tap ma. taw, [taʔmədɔ̀]), is the military organization of Burma (Myanmar). The armed forces are administered by the Mi...
Military of Burma - Wikipedia
Politics of Burma
Burma (also known as Myanmar) is a unitary presidential constitutional republic under its 2008 constitution.
Historically, Burma was a monarchy ruled by various dynasties prior to the 19th century...
Politics of Burma - Wikipedia