Posts Tagged ‘History’

Perspectives on Myanmar pt1

After many years of isolation, the country that poets have described as being a land of “blood, gold and dreams” is emerging … fast. History, religion and culture run thick through the country and now there is a budding enthusiasm in the people for trade, enterprise and openness. There remain tensions in society although it […]

Cradle of Mankind

Before heading back to Great Britain to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee there’s just enough time to explore the World Heritage Site of Cradle of Mankind and the cave system with all the fossils. Museums may be good at presenting old rocks and relics but seeing the in situ helps bring them to life (although in […]

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