Myanmar – Part 1 – Overview & Yangon

Myanmar – Part 1 – Overview & Yangon

Is This the Time to Visit? Myanmar is a nation with a deeply-rooted Buddhist culture with many impressive temples, pagodas, stupas, statues and monasteries and thousands of monks and nuns. The country has bustling cities, long sandy ocean-beaches, and forested mountains with remarkable trekking opportunities. Over 130 ethnic minorities are constituting about one-third of the population, many with colorful clothing styles and traditions.  The country’s primary language is Burmese which is tonal and has a distinctive “bubble” script, but there are a hundred languages spoken throughout. Myanmar has a sophisticated cuisine with influences…continue reading →