Years of isolation and a conservative Buddhist ethic have resulted in a consistent dress code of long skirts, covered shoulders and breastbone. The result should have been restrictive but instead […]
Scaramouchine followed in the footsteps of George Orwell again and enjoyed a gin and tonic in the Strand Hotel bar. An expat feature of colonial Rangoon, the Strand Hotel has […]
As Scaramouchine walked the streets of Yangon , she saw . . . . The Doors and Windows of Yangon […]
Scaramouchine walked the streets of Rangoon (Yangon) with George Orwell in mind. He had joined the colonial police force in Burma and for a time was stationed in Rangoon. The streets teemed […]
Scaramouchine walked the streets of Yangon (Rangoon) adjusting herself to the slower pace of life and the unhurried flow of foot traffic. Although Yangon is changing fast, cell phones are […]
Scaramouchine returned to Yangon (formerly Rangon). She ate, she shopped, she explored colonial Burma.