Burma Pages - Backpacking in the Golden Land - Photo Gallery

This page is a part of the Asiaphoto.de project and was created after two adventurous backpacking trips through Burma. You can find 10 Burma photo galleries about different parts of the country, travel info and two slideshows with bigger format photos eXTReMe Tracker

Trip Overview, Map, Stories. NEW: Burma Trip 2003 in German

1: The classic tourist route

2: From East to West, the adventure trip

Visa and Bordercrossing, Overland Travel, Destinations, Money, Accomodation

Geography, History, Political Situation, People & Culture, Climate, Arts, Religion, Economy

Links to more travel sites, photos and infos

Old newsgroup postings and FAQ's















Yangon / Shwedagon
The South: Moulmein
Hpa-An / Kyaiktiyo
Mandalay / Hsipaw
Bagan / Kalaw
Inle Lake
Kyaing Tong
Overland Trip
Ngapali & Boat Trip
Mrauk U / Sittwe

This is a travel related site that is not mainly focussed on political issues. However, in the case of Burma you can't simply overlook those issues if you want to understand the situation the people have to live with. When viewing the photos on this site, please be aware of the reality behind these pictures, which often give us the impression of a true paradise. It's indeed a reality with torture, humiliation, rape, destruction of homes and displaced people, forced labour, absence of laws, mistrust, ...

The Country Facts section also includes information about the political situation.

The Linkpage gives some ideas where to get more information about Human Rights violations and various activist groups who fight for democracy in Burma.

  Should we visit Burma?
Now, after traveling there myself, I can better evaluate all those boycott arguments heard before with my own experience. More



  Latest additions
The Travelogue (in German language) and the photos of my recent trip from east to west can be found here. I crossed overland to Kyaing Tong and continued my trip to Mrauk U in Rakhine State. Myanmar Reisen. There are two new Slideshows online with improved photos of my Burma travels.
Burma 1
Burma 2

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