Nomadic Boys - Myanmar

We spent 3 weeks in Myanmar in January 2015 and instantly fell in love with the people. The Burmese were very curious towards us foreigners but extremely friendly and welcoming. It was really endearing and you just can’t help but smile back. As well as the friendly Burmese, here’s our favourite Myanmar observations and interesting facts that stuck with us.

1. Aung Sang Siu Kee

Aung Sang Siu Kee is the popular opposition leader in Myanmar who was under house arrest in Yangon for most of 1989-2010 by the oppressive military government and has become a popular Nelson Mandela like figure internationally.

She won the Nobel Peace Prize for Peace in 1991 during her house arrest and the only winner not allowed to accept it in person.

Full Story at The Nomadic Boys | Myanmar Gay Travel Resources

This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.

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