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Mar 2, 2008 - Mrauk-U

Finally made it, and it was worth the trouble. Such a nice change from Sittwe, they make ya feel welcome here, instead of like an intruder. On the boat ride up I’d teamed up with a Canadian couple. and we hired a guide to show us around. He spoke good English and was very interested in the local history, definitely one of the proud Rakhine that you hear about. He was very defensive of the local traditions, and always correcting us on our pronunciation. They speak slightly different in this part of Myanmar, and he is convinced it’s the only...

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