When there was a coup in Burma, now Myanmar, in 1988, they closed the universities.
Once in Myanmar we set of on the tourist trail ' up country ' .
Most are made today around Mandalay in Myanmar, tho the vendor will try to persuade you that they are authentic antiques.
brutal military dictatorship, which has renamed the country Myanmar.
Despite recent superficial moves toward political reconciliation, Myanmar remains in the grip of a bloodstained corrupt military clique.