A Day in the Gardens at Pyin Oo Lwin

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I’d arrived into Myanmar the day before to a whirlwind of hot, humid air, signs covered in little squiggles that didn’t seem to be a language, and confusion because I was finally in a place that was new and different. Then I went to the National Kandawgyi Gardens in Pyin Oo Lwin, and stepped into an the English countryside. Or …

Becoming a Celebrity in Myanmar

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As is only natural when getting into a new country, I became an instant celebrity… Leila (a friend I first met in Vietnam) and I heard some loud music playing as we first entered the National Kandawgyi Gardens at Pyin Oo Lwin, and to our surprise found the sound coming from a magic show. More surprisingly, an older man then …

A Week in the Life Of… Week 23

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My sister sent me a message this morning that was simply a photo she’d taken. The photo was of a note from our Nanny. It read: “Jessica. News of Caitlin? Many thanks.” So, just to please you Nanny (and the rest of the family who can’t last a week without knowing what I’ve been doing), here’s something I’ll “TRY” to …