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... passports stamped and approved, and we exited the compound without even seeing a border guard.
Finally the mists were about to part, and we stepped forth into this obscure and ill-treated land. We had been looking forward to seeing Burma since our plans were made, but as to what we were looking forward to, we had not an idea.
The first experience is seared in our memories, but like many images so memorable, it is improbable that we ...
... the desiccated desert heat of western and central Asia; this was the moist tropical soup, evoking showers made redundant by continuous and voluminous sweating, and steamy nights of mosquito bites. Two tiny crosses to bear, thought we, as joyfully we donned shorts and slapped on insect repellent.
It is not dismissive to say that there are no unmissable sights in this border town; for our trip, it serves as little more than a waystation, to ...
... friendly. We went to the night market for dinner as this would be our last chance. This particular night market was really nice. It had proper dining tables and chairs surrounded by all of the stalls selling their food. We picked and pointed to order what we thought would be the ingredients for stir-fried noodles. Instead we got our stir-fry (delicious) but then received - separately- a plate of mushrooms, a plated of ...
I had high expectations of Ruili due to its close proximity to the Myanmar border and its mix of minority groups and international trade traffickers trying their luck at the thriving jade industry (as well as other not-so-legal activities such as drugs, gambling and prostitution). At first I was quite disappointed with the town, because like all other towns and cities in China the whole town centre was completely new and identical to most other towns ...
... we have a chicken broth and every part of the chicken is put in there.
In the days it's either unbearably hot or it lashes it down. We do a bit of walking about the surrounding countryside which has tropical forest interspersed with watermelon fields and rubber trees. The JingPo people live alongside another minority, the Dai people who are avid buddhists. One day we are walking past the watermelon fields and they give us ...
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