Mingalaabaa Mandalay

Over the weekend I travelled from Yangon to Bagan. The glorious town which has more Phayas shattered across the landscape is a sight to watch. That's a story for as soon as I get back to Yangon. Today I want to attempt something different -a story..One that will end in Mandalay. Perhaps the land of... Continue Reading →

Monsoonal Musings From Myanmar

If Procrastination were a punishable offence, I'd be serving a life term. ~ Anon*  I have been writing about my travels as a post script, never as a continuing journal or blog posts. So on this trip, I have resolved to not procrastinate and at least have short posts that perhaps later I can follow... Continue Reading →

The Hunt for the Last Mughal in Yangon

In a quiet lane in the Yangon city is a dargah - tiny, rather inconspicuous looking.  The newly renovated modern building is unassuming and functional, the dargah of Zafar Shah as he is known around here. If you don't look carefully at the arching name-board by the gate, you could miss the historical importance of it. ... Continue Reading →

2014: The Travel Flashback

Among journalists, December is a year of much joy and also haste - putting together year-enders (especially for TV journos like me) meant looking back over the year archives, picking and choosing incidents and stories to cobble together into one-hour year-ender shows - so the order usually is research, amassing the footage, writing over visuals,... Continue Reading →

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