Archive for: Burma

Mandalay’s Royal Palace Reconstructed: Lessons in Historic Preservation

Mandalay’s Golden Palace  (Image courtesy of Oway Agency, Myanmar) By Catherine Clover –  On a recent trip to Myanmar (Burma) I made a stop in the...

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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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Burma’s Legendary Shwedagon Pagoda: A Pilgrimage Site for the Faithful

Entrance to the terrace of the Shwedagon Pagoda from the south east corner (photo Catherine Clover 2012) By Catherine Clover – Never have I been so impressed...

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