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Old 01-04-2013, 10:46 AM   #14
vander
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Originally Posted by KMC1 View Post
I am naive to that part of the world, but why are you being required to get permission from the government for your route, and a police escort, for a dozen people to take a ride?

And why are they charging U.S. Dollars - and more for foreigners?

This doesn't sound like a very safe place to bother going to?


Because Myanmar is a military dictatorship.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma#Human_rights
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