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Myanmar (Burma) travel guide

Myanmar - Understand & Survival (Chapter)

11th Edition Dec 2011

This chapter contains the Understand Myanmar (Burma), Myanmar (Burma) Today, History, People of Myanmar (Burma), Politics, Economics & Sanctions, Environment & Wildlife, Eating in Myanmar (Burma), Religion & Belief, Arts & Architecture, Aung San Suu Kyi, Survival Guide, Directory, Transport, Health and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar (Burma) guidebook.

All the info you need on everything from history, religion, politics and the arts to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.

  • a rundown on Myanmar’s extraordinary biodiversity
  • a chapter on, and an interview with, Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi
  • details on the country’s multicultural mix
  • full coverage of the rich mix of religion and belief

Coverage includes: Understand Myanmar (Burma), Myanmar (Burma) Today, History – from the earliest inhabitants to the new constitution, People of Myanmar (Burma): Main Ethnic Groups, Bamar, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin (Karen), Mon, Rakhaing, Shan and Other Peoples, Women in Myanmar, Politics, Economics & Sanctions: the Government/Military, National League for Democracy, Other Political Parties & Opposition Groups, Political Prisoners & Human Rights, Trading Partners and Tourism’s Economic Impact, Environment & Wildlife: Geography, Flora & Fauna, Animals, Plants, National Parks and Environmental Issues, Eating in Myanmar (Burma): A Burmese Meal, Burmese Culinary Specialties, Regional & Ethnic Culinary Variations, Sweets, Drinks, Nonalcoholic Drinks, Alcoholic Drinks, Beer, Liquors & Wines, Where to Eat & Drink, Quick Eats, Restaurants, Drinking Venues, Teahouses, Vegetarians & Vegans and Culinary Habits & Customs, Religion & Belief: Buddhism, Nat Worship, Islam, Christianity and Other Religions, Arts & Architecture: Sculpture & Painting, Traditional Crafts, Dance & Theatre, Marionette Theatre, Music, Literature and Cinema. Aung San Suu Kyi, Survival Guide, Directory, Transport, Health and Language

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