Moral Dilemma Southeast Asia

Weighing in on the ethics of visiting Myanmar

OOOPS Back up cadets! This was intended to be posted before I got around to posting about Albania 🙂     While I flashback to my trip to Myanmar, I remember some concerns raised by a few people I know. These weren’t from uneducated and isolated folks either..Some of them were informed and compassionate people. They would drop comments such as  ” I can’t believe you would go there after what they did to the…

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Bus rides Southeast Asia

Getting the cadet to Bagan

    After a day or two of Yangon madness, Mike and I decided to change the channel. We had a limited amount for Myanmar, so we had to get cracking. Most people come to Myanmar for 2-4 weeks, because the country is so large and getting from place to place is rather time-consuming.  We had only 8 or 9 days, so this was just a sample compared to everyone else. We decided that the…

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City Stomp Southeast Asia

Yondering Yangon

Hey fellow cadets! Nice to find you again. After a quite a few months and missions to keep me occupied, I have returned. This entry will look at another yet another peculiar city I visited, Yangoon. Last February, I was once again fed up with the winter Prague has to offer. This time I decided to skip frozen conflict zones in Europe and go somewhere warmer. I took the spaceship down with my long-term partner in…

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