Myanmar So Far, In Five Pictures

Pretty much the whole Yangon airport appears sponsored by Samsung.

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Quick Wednesday morning stop at one of the many tea shops lining Yangon’s streets. The tea is thick, milky, and super-sweet; it’s never going to replace black coffee in my daily routine.

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Spire of the Sule Pagoda, a stupa that occupies a traffic circle not far from my hotel, at the heart of British colonial Yangon.

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One of the many colonial-era buildings in Yangon that could use some TLC. A few are in the process of being restored.

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Shwedagon Pagoda, the most important Buddhist site in Myanmar. It also features free wifi.

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