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Myanmar

Red Mountain Winery & Vineyards, Inle Lake, Myanmar

France, Italy, California… Burma? When listing the world’s fine wine regions, probably the last place you expect to hear is Myanmar. However, Myanmar does in fact boast its own wineries – all two of them. Both are located in the Inle Lake region in southern Shan state: The Myammar Vineyard Estate (Myanmar’s first winery and home to Aythaya wines) The Red Mountain … Continue reading »

Categories: Asia, Myanmar, South East Asia, Travel Stories | 6 Comments

Journey to the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar

This is kind of a personal one for me. In the Second World War, my grandad’s brother was killed in Burma, and buried there. Now, 70 years later, I happened to be passing through the region and decided to find out where his grave is and to make the journey. After some research, I found Corporal … Continue reading »

Categories: Asia, Myanmar, South East Asia, Travel Stories | 12 Comments