Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar travel’

Credit Card Sanctions against the US

October 11th, 2011 No comments

Many elementary classrooms in Myanmar are taught by monks. Sue and Gayle Holmes plan to update their teaching methods. I just successfully purchased four round trip tickets on Air Asia from Bangkok to Yangon, Myanmar. Sue and I are going there with two Australian friends to do teacher training under Nargis Library Recovery. You may [...]

Another Delta Village

January 8th, 2011 1 comment

Bill Cochran climbing up to the pier. Dennis Taylor and Thant still in the boat. Naw Maureen Kolay, WV director for Bogalay to the left walking up the pier. Notice the jungle at this landing is not so overpowering as at Auk Magyi. While with World Vision we visited Koun Thee Chaung village. They have [...]

Getting There is Half the Fun

January 2nd, 2011 1 comment

Sue and I enjoy river breezes on deck on the river ferry Yamone Aung. In Myanmar, getting there is half the fun, whether on their hand crafted roads or on the river. Especially the river. Even though Thingangon was a major village (it even shows on Google maps, but in the wrong place) it was [...]

Back from Myanmar (Again)

January 1st, 2011 No comments

David Leuthold, chairman for Nargis Library, and Daw Ah Win from the donor group cut the ribbon for the new Thingangon library. I have used this title before. Sue and I again went to Myanmar and visited a number of libraries supplied by Nargis Library Recovery as well as our first new library building. The [...]

Tourists in Myanmar: More Good than Harm

May 5th, 2010 No comments

I have talked about travel in Myanmar in the past. I will certainly be going there again when I can. Just to keep you up to date, here is a link to a recent article on a website sponsored by what I think is a group in opposition to the government. Please read Derek Tonkin’s [...]

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The Rest of Myanmar

November 11th, 2009 No comments

I took over 1200 pictures this last time and so am showing only very few here. Sue, Hector and I had a cloud/sunset photo contest on the way back from the river village. The sky was spectacular with Monumental cloud formations. The camera just cannot show what it is like to be there. I do [...]

Back from Myanmar

November 5th, 2009 No comments

Two weeks ago Sue and I got back from seven days in Myanmar, our fourth trip, and I finally have some time to write about it. The theme of this blog is coming to Thailand and the things that happen here, but one great thing to do when coming here is to take a side [...]