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Modern Worship

Modern Worship

At four o’clock in the morning there is a ceremony that takes place at Mahamuni Pagoda in Mandalay, Myanmar. The senior monk washes the face of the Buddha image in a ritual that takes more than an hour. The image is claimed to be one of only five in the world...
Two boys sit on U Bein Bridge

Two boys sit on U Bein Bridge

I came across this scene of two boys that appeared to come from two very different backgrounds. It was interesting to see them playing together; smiling, laughing, and generally getting on as kids their age do, yet their attire made it woefully clear that when these...
Mandalay, Myanmar

Mandalay, Myanmar

Temples, culture, and lots of history   Duration: 6 days, 5 nights Destination: Mandalay, Myanmar Language: Burmese Currency: Khat (kjɑːt) Mandalay is a beautiful city that should be on anyone’s check list of places to see when visiting Myanmar. It may be second...