The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
The Myanmar Times

A bird’s-eye view of Bagan

As a shutterbug with wanderlust, I am attracted to any trip with sights to see and room for relaxation. Bagan has to be high on anyone’s list of Places to Visit, and I do happen to have such a list. Every New Year, I resolve to tick off some more items. This year, Bagan was one of them, but with a twist – I wanted to see it from a bird’s-eye view.

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Independence Day

Myanmar Times photographer Aung Htay Hlaing attended Independence Day celebrations in Nay Pyi Taw, which this year included a military revue.




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Ethnic Akha ring in New Year at Kengtung festival

Douglas Long reports from the 2015 Akha New Year Festival, which drew ethnic Akha from near and afar.

 

 

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Students protest education reform as Obama visits

Students gathered near City Hall in downtown Yangon to demonstrate against the controversial education reform proposals currently on the table, on the day US President Obama made several scheduled appearances in the former capital.

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Tazaungdaing 2013

Images from the Tazaungdaing festival in the Shan capital of Taunggyi in 2013.

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