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Crucifixion in Tuburan Philippines: Good Friday 2014

Yesterday, in Tuburon Philippines, on Good Friday, 54-year-old Gilbert Bargayo was nailed to a cross during a reenactment of Jesus [...]

Myanmar Part 4: Mandalay to Bagan

It’s been a few weeks since my Myanmar tour ended, but today, here in Hoi Anh Vietnam, I’ve finally found [...]

Ring Train Yangon

Yangon’s “circle line” or “ring train”, circumnavigates Myanmar’s largest city, on a 46 Kilometer, 39 station route that connects Yangon’s [...]

Myanmar Part 3: Around Mandalay

I hope you don’t mind if I just reprint a few lines of Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem “On the road [...]

Myanmar Part 2: Mandalay

“Mandalay” is the name of a famous poem by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in 1892. The poem colorfully [...]

Myanmar Part 1: Yangon and Bago

Greetings from Yangon. We’ve just arrived from Inle lake. The main tour is just ending today and the optional extension [...]