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Via @Conde Nast Traveler: The hotel’s rooms are furnished with teak, still one of Burma’s top exports (accounting for one-third of the world supply).

from The Huffington Post

PHOTOS: 10 Amazingly Situated Monasteries

Popa Taungkalat, Burma:

Burma with women selling face whitening paint to us as a souvenir

from Condé Nast Traveler

Photos of Burma's Temples, Beaches, Monks and Food

Rangoon’s Governor’s Residence hotel occupies a 1920s mansion erected by the British. Under the Raj, Burma became an important trade route between China and India (although most Burmese did not profit from it); it may become one once again.