Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar’

International Photo Awards recognition

Great to have been recognised at this year’s International Photography Awards, with my picture of the “Meeting on the bridge” outside Mandalay, Myanmar getting an Honorable Mention. 2017 International Photo Awards. Myanmar is a fascinating country ( facing a number of challenges at the moment ) with a huge number of historic sights and well worth […]


Perspectives on Myanmar pt2: digital evolution

As a developing country it is fascinating to see the enthusiasm from all parts of society to embrace the new digital age. Since the cost of a SIM card dropped from over $1000USD to around $1USD this country has leapt at the newly affordable ways to talk, share and learn as the new regime is […]


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 […]


Myanmar – land of blood, dreams and gold

As a break from skiing, I’m heading for a photography project and thinking of warmer climes to improve the mood;  so I feel very fortunate to be getting to explore the fascinating country of Myanmar / Burma for the next few weeks. Taking a few notes from Richard Cockett’s excellent book on “The Changing face […]


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