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Fyllis lunch with Monk

Mingling In Myanmar, A Country Of Surprises

My first surprise was that a Buddhist monk in Myanmar spoke English, although our guide did have to translate some of the discussion that my wife Fyllis and I had with him.

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A People praying at pagoda

Myanmar: Country of Contrasts, Pagodas, Culture & Controversy

There is very little that can entice me to get up at 4 a.m., but how often do you get a chance to bathe a Buddha?

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Mongolia Erdene Zuu Monastery

Mongolia: Horses, Sand Dunes And Stargazing

You can go hours, even days, without seeing another human while traveling through Mongolia’s countryside.

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Las Vegas offers more than gambling

My first stop was the Eiffel Tower, where I ooohed and aaahed over views from the observation deck 50 stories above ground. Next I wandered among splashing fountains and graceful statues reminiscent of ancient Rome.

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