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The Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT), strategically located on Strand Street, offers tourists and history buffs with two routes down Yangon’s memory lane. The tour, available in both English and Burmese, is led by a well-trained local guide. (Photo: Hein Htet) Route...
Bob Percival walks downtown 12th Street and finds eggs galore, a classic Yangon tea shop, gourmet Rakhine food, and a contemplative banyan tree. Winter is nearly finished, and cool breezes are blowing from the south, across the delta towards Yangon...
Bob Percival walks the streets of downtown Yangon and finds old warehouses, the home of Ludu Sein Win, a cut-throat razor shave, and teashop laneways. It’s an impossibly hot morning. It is supposed to be the middle of winter and...
Bob Percival discovers clean alleyways, woodcarvings, duck eggs, and two very protective small dogs down on 13th Street. It’s time to clean up Yangon! With the election of the new government, one of the things that has changed is that...
Back by popular demand - Bob Percival discovers Chinese family temples, locally made peanut oil, and goat guts salad on Bo Ywe Street. We stop at Aung Mjin Mhu that serves excellent goat guts salad and steam goat gut intestine...
2ND DECEMBER LIVE GUITAR FROM ANGEL ROSA | NIGHTLIFE The accomplished Ángel Rosa, fresh from playing his way around Asia, will be playing Mexican, Spanish and Latino classics on his guitar. Come and enjoy his infectious energy – singing along is welcome. Gringos...
To celebrate 55 years of cultural relations between France and Myanmar, the Institut Français de Birmanie (IFB) has partnered with the Government of Yangon Region to stage Mingalabar! a multidisciplinary festival in Yangon from 2nd to 4th December 2016. The...
Street Scenes: The Bat Commute By Frankie Htan Lyn Zaw (everyone calls him Frankie)  will be covering  Myanmar culture from a cross-generational perspective while interning with MYANMORE.  Yangon has heaps of marvelous sightseeing, such as Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Bo Ta Htaung harbor and colonial...
 A Pansodan Old Book Seller By San Lin Tun Sweat streams down his cheeks under the blaring sun. U Hla Win, one of many street vendors of Pansodan Street, lays out his bundle of old books, post cards, magazines, calendars and...
CLICK ON IMAGE TO GO TO SHOP!          More Posters Unframed (30 inches x 20 inches) 130 gsm wood free matte paper: US$7 Framed (32 inches x 22 inches) wood frame and placed on backboard: US$22 Donation: US$1 from the sale...
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