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A village on a hillside…Northern Shan state

Waking up at 4.30am we wondered through the dark streets of Mandalay to catch our early morning bus to Hsipaw. Little did we know the a day or two later this same are of town would be full of police, a curfew in place due to anti-muslim violence and marches. But for us we shared the road with people off to morning prayer, tea sellers setting up for the day and monks making their alms round for food.


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