How travel helps us keep life in perspective.

Earlier in my travels, I spent close to 7 weeks in Myanmar. It was in January of 2010, and the country was far less open than it is today. (The current civil war and sectarian violence was ongoing, however, just more quietly.) Though I wanted to see as much of Myanmar as the government would allow, I spent a full week in a tiny town called Hpa-An.

Continue reading on