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#50 Complete – Sunrise at Borobudur ~ Java, Indonesia

Well, we checked another one off the list of While We’re Alive…catching sunrise from the top of Borobudur in Java, Indonesia.  We tend to be having some bad luck with these sunrise items on our list though (read: 5 Things to Know Before Trekking Mt. Batur For Sunrise, and #64 Complete – Climb Adam’s Peak), […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda…Worth Every US Dollar! ~ Myanmar

Before arriving in Myanmar, we knew that one of the must see sites was going to be the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.  We had heard that it was such a special and sacred place for buddhists in Myanmar, to miss it would be an atrocity. The foreigner tax to get in wasn’t bad at all, […]

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