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Travel Tales: Full moon rising over Yangon

Apr 01, 2012

Travel Tales: Full moon rising over Yangon

As Myanmar heads into polls, the closed country is opening up more to tourists as well. In 2012, the annual Shwedagon Pagoda festival was celebrated for the first time since 1988 when the junta banned it. Here's what it felt like. #Yangon #WanderLust #Shwedagon Pagoda #Buddhist pilgrimage

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Travel Tales: Full moon rising over Yangon

Aug 14, 2014

Hunt starts for massive bell in Myanmar river

(AP) -- Divers attached to safety ropes have plunged into waters south of Myanmar's old capital as part of renewed efforts to retrieve a bronze bell that has been lying for centuries at the confluence of three rivers. The 270-ton bell, believed to be...