Visa Hassles

02.04.2011 Visa HasslesWell, what did I expect? A smooth ride? An administrative system that WORKED? Less bureaucracy and more efficiency? What nonsense!The whole visa situation is so dull and tedious I am loathe to write about it but I have to because it puts some of our experiences into context and in any case impacts … Continue reading Visa Hassles

The Times They are a’Changing

25.02.2011 The Times They are a’ChangingIt seems we’ve landed in Myanmar at a time of great change. Despite only being here for two months now there is a palpable sense of the country ‘opening up’. I’ve just read a 2-week old local newspaper which tells me that Myanmar was voted Top Emerging Destination by Wanderlust … Continue reading The Times They are a’Changing