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u bein bridge amarapura mandalay myanmar

u bein bridge amarapura mandalay myanmar

the bridge is made from teak. is about 100 years old and used daily. it shows some how that the myanmars have known what to do. it is necessary to mention that in the 19 century the myanmars started a industrialisation program similar to the japanese during the meiji dynasty. when the british colonialists conquered the country they destroyed all machinery, factories etc. to make sure that the myanmars cant get developed and function only as a raw material supplier. unfortunately the brits and again the brits and US americans destroyed the rest during the 2. world war and supported the chinese nationalists under chiang kai check (or so) to terrorise the country after the war, since then the country is broken.

If I would be a myanmar I would declare war to the brits. ..what do we have in irak this days ?

pls. visit www.allmyanmar.com for more photos and ebooks



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Registered: March 2004
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Date: Fri July 30, 2004
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a good photo and a history lesson. more than i expected and pleasantly surprised.
#1 Fri July 30, 2004 11:01am

A fantastic photograph,nothing but praise here.Anyone that knows their history knows what the british and the americans did.Fully agree as I said on your other photo with everything you have said.
#2 Fri July 30, 2004 11:14am

#3 Fri July 30, 2004 1:06pm

wow !
"Leave the gun. Take the canolies." ...Frank
#4 Fri July 30, 2004 1:29pm

#5 Fri July 30, 2004 9:17pm

I say WOW! as well , very beautiful photograph.
#6 Sat July 31, 2004 3:20am

Very nice foto
#7 Sat July 31, 2004 10:47pm

#8 Sat July 31, 2004 11:36pm

Duhbear might like to reconsider why he has given this photo a 5.Has to be either envy or perhaps he does not agree with the politics being talked about.Either way a photograph should be judged by its merit and nothing else.I understand what asasasas11 is talking about.Easy to bury your head in the sand.
I like the photograph beautifully executed.
#9 Sun August 1, 2004 2:46am

Cannot understand how anyone could give this a 5.Where is DuhBears gallery?
#10 Sun August 1, 2004 7:04am

Wonderful shot.
#11 Sat February 26, 2005 10:10pm

stunning. Only just found.
"The poetry of photography will always be more important than the mechanics of the camera..." - J-H. Lartigue
#12 Fri June 23, 2006 1:53am

Thumbs Up!
#13 Tue April 16, 2013 7:59pm

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