Barely into the walking steadily on two feet part of his life, the small boy pressed his hands together in worship and bowed in front of the gilded symbol of Burma’s heritage. His act of homage earned him coos and aahs from his family and a gentle pat on the head from a nearby watching monk.
Last week we offered up the things we loved the most about our recent trip around Southeast Asia. This week, to balance things out and because we like whining like little bitches, it is time to highlight the things we disliked.
We have been back from Southeast Asia for a while now but the not wholly linear nature of this blog means there are always loose ends to tie up and stories still to tell before we decided when to draw a line and wrap things up for this trip.
Here is a word of warning to those contemplating a trip to Myanmar. Do not log in to your PayPal account.