Myanmar – or Burma of the colonial past – is situated at the crossroads of Asia’s two great civilisations, India and China.

The land is huge and very diverse encompassing tropical islands and beaches in the south; immense rivers; plains and densely forested hills in the interior and crowned by towering snow-capped mountains in the northern extremities.

This land has been witness to innumerable invasions; has experience shifting borders and has a potpourri of settlers, each of whom have brought their traditions. And it is the sum of all these who have formed this immense and unique mosaic. Myanmar is drenched in history and culture. With stunning scenery; unspoilt wonders and possibly the most well-dressed and gracious peoples.

As many visitors and men of letters have chronicled before – this is a country like no other…


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