Awakening in mysterious Myanmar by: By Di Morrissey

IT IS still something of a surprise and delight when I see ads and offers for travel to Burma.

The mysterious golden land of Rudyard Kipling’s and Somerset Maugham’s writings, with its troubled history of ancient civilisations, colonial occupation and decades of a repressive socialist military regime, is a tribute to the inspirational leadership of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the reforms towards democracy of the new government led by President Thein Sein.

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source:The Australian