BACKROADS OF BURMA – TAASA Review December 2013


This article was originally found in the December 2013 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 22, Issue 4, Page 15).

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11 November – 30 November 2014 After many requests, TAASA contributor Dr Bob Hudson has designed and brings personal and professional insights to a journey into backwater Burma at its most bucolic and diverse.

After Yangon we arrive in Pyay and explore nearby Sri Ksetra, the rarely-visited ancient Pyu capital with its distinctive conical Buddhist stupas.

Visit market towns and river ports such as Magwe (near historical Beikthano) and Monywa (with its stunning Thanboddhay Shrine) before cruising the dramatic defiles and upper reaches of the Ayeyarwady, exploring little-visited Bhamo, Katha, Taguang and others...