Tales From the Road: Focus on Burma
I’ve long been fascinated by Myanmar (Burma), a large country of diverse geography tucked between Yunnan, India and Thailand.
Since 1962, Burma has been ruled by a brutal, self-serving military junta, but recent news suggests the peace-loving people of Burma may finally rise up to demand an end to military rule.
Processions of Buddhist monks are courageously marching in the streets of major cities to protest the junta. These marchers risk torture, imprisonment and death, but they speak with conviction and carry their banners high.