The Burmese love their food and almost all food is made from scratch and prepared seasonally, resulting in exceptionally fresh flavours. Walking through the open air markets of Yangon Scaramouchine […]
Scaramouchine realized that lawyers are recognizable anywhere when she stumbled upon the legal district of Yangon and found a group of Burmese lawyers preparing for court. Identifiable by their demeanor and […]
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 […]
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.
The night Scaramouchine arrived in Myanmar she went to Shwedagon Paya, unfortunately missing the sunset but in time for the festival like atmosphere that lit up the famous Yangon temple […]