I arrived at the ancient city of Pegan in Burma (Myanmar) from Mandalay. My overloaded bus pulled up a dusty unsealed road and stopped outside a ramshackle hotel. It was hard to believe that Pegan was one of the premier tourist sights in South East Asia.
A few days relaxing on the shores of Inle Lake, Myanmar while backpacking in 2003. A wonderful, beautiful, and very photographic part of the world. It was a knee-jerk decision going to Myanmar. I had a few weeks free and I was in Bangkok, so I bought myself a plane ticket, got a visa and off I flew.