Archive for: Buddhism

The Historic Temples of Bagan in Burma (Myanmar)

Bagan, Myanmar (Burma), a monk walks by temples (Photo courtesy of National Geographic Images) By Catherine Clover –  From the air, the Irrawaddy River stretches...

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Retracing the Route: Mekong Exploration Commission (1866-68) to the Pak Ou Caves from Luang Prabang

Wat Xieng Thong, or the Golden Temple, Luang Prabang (photo Catherine Clover, 2013) By Catherine Clover – “In so far as Luang Prabang is like any other place,...

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