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, […]
CNNGo put out an iReport today highlighting some night photography around Southeast Asia. Kind of got us thinking, “Why not share some of ours?!” So, here they are…12 night photos through the Gate 20 lens!
Last night, we decided it was about time to put together a short video of our trip to Myanmar. Our attempts at making one together failed because we both valued different aspects of the trip. Hence the creation of this post, The Great Myanmar Video Challenge! Using the exact same raw footage, we created two […]
Sent: July 8, 2011 Hello everyone! Sorry for the mass, and unpersonalized email, but internet is very slow here! We arrived in Yangon 2 days ago, and experienced a little bit of culture shock! Errg. But we took an early morning flight today (July 9) and we’re now in the peaceful town of Bagan (where […]
Arriving in Yangon, Myanmar, we really didn’t know what to expect. No friends or family had made the trek over, thus we decided to go solely on our impressions from what we could find on the internet and read in Lonely Planet. As it’s yet to be 24 hours since we’ve arrived, it’s hard to […]