Thingyan

We are finally on our version of Spring Break!  Yesterday was the last day of school and today is the beginning of one of the most important Myanmar holidays-Thingyan.  It is the Burmese New Year and is celebrated by throwing water on any and everything.  Continue reading “Thingyan”

Love Notes

Happy belated Valentine’s Day!  Gav and I were back from out little trip in time to celebrate here in Yangon.  We did the traditional home-made card exchange and I was quite proud of my creation.  It referenced how sweaty I am and I thought I was very clever, but Gav didn’t get it.  Oh well.  I used glitter and that’s what counts. Continue reading “Love Notes”

Hot & Cold

I have been up since 3:20am because I ran the Yangon Half Marathon this morning.  Some colleagues from school have run it before and assured me that the timing of the race meant that the weather would be decent, the course route is interesting and it is well supported with drinks stations ever 2.5K.   Continue reading “Hot & Cold”

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