Myanmar travel series part two: One thousand years of golden heritage

6th July, 2014 by

By caramie schnell

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a three-part series. Visit to read the first story. MYANMAR — I’m never one who wishes to spend much time in a city. There is one thing though that keeps me in Yangon another day. Its temples are spectacular, the people friendly, the beer good and the food cheap, but I’m anxious to experience the countryside. Myanmar is a resource-rich country. Its diverse geography, abundance of minerals and rich farmlands have provided great wealth for Burma’s rulers. While the peasantry lives by subsistence agriculture, past royalty lived lives of unimaginable wealth …

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