BACKROADS OF BURMA – TAASA Review March 2008
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This article was originally found in the March 2008 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 17, Issue 1, Page 21).
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In conjunction with Australian Museum Members 14 November â€“ 02 December 2008 Backroads of Burma has been designed by our program leader and Sydney University archaeologist Dr Bob Hudson for travellers who have previously visited Burma or first time visitors seeking a different and interesting experience.
The focus is on remote, bucolic and diverse parts of the country.
Starting and finishing in Yangon, our schedule begins with two unusual and intriguing locations: Mrauk U, capital of medieval Arakan, reached by a rustic riverboat trip from Sittwe up the mighty Kaladan River; and Sri Ksetra, the ancient Pyu capital with its distinctive conical Buddhist stupas...