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"visit MYANMAR, formerly known..." Asia Favorite Tip by Krystynn

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Favorite thing: visit <b><u>MYANMAR</u></b>, formerly known as <b>BURMA</b>.

Yes, <i>Mingalaba</i>! And welcome to beautiful <b>YANGON</b> (<i>formerly known as</i> '<b>RANGOON</b>'), the capital of MYANMAR.

There is certainly much to see here in YANGON... but even more memorable than the glittering golden pagodas, colonial buildings and countless temples is the warm friendliness of the charming Burmese people. I didn't come here to holiday... but I daresay that by the time I left YANGON for home, I had learnt <i>sooooo</i> much about this city and about <i>life</i>.

<i>Are you curious to know more?</i> Then please go ahead and browse through my <b><u>RANGOON</b></u> travel page as I share some of my personal experiences with you. <i>Thanks!</i>

<b>Photo Below:</b> The Ananda Temple (in foreground) here at the ancient town of Bagan.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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