Plant Hunter’s Paradise, that was the name give to Natma Taung and its environs by the famous British naturalist Frank Kingdon-Ward when he went there for a Botanical Survey and Collection Expedition way back in the 1930s.
The mountain was known during the British colonial times as Mt
Mandalay’s historical highlights
The mere mention of “Mandalay” conjures up notions of old world charm and historical intrigue. The association is a logical one: it was Myanmar’s last royal city and Rudyard Kipling penned “Road to Mandalay” (despite the fact that he
We were in no hurry to leave the hotel room on our first day in Monywa. My wife and I had arrived by plane about noon, winging in over north-central Myanmar’s flat, dry-season-dead landscape. It was mid-May and the air crackled with summer heat during the slow, 15-kilometre tuk-tuk ride from the aRead More