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Opposite of déjà vu

Trip: WorldNomads Scholarship

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Photos: Discovering unspoiled Myanmar

MYANMAR | Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Usually upon arriving to a new destination, we look for something familiar to feel more secure. However, my curiosity has swayed me to look for the "opposite of déjà vu"- to indulge in unexpected experiences and situations. In the last few years, I ... Read more >
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Tags: hsipaw, myanmar, shan state, sustainable livelihood, unspoilded

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Almost every day, Thura, the 10 year old son of Manue and Hayma, (his name means bravery in Burmese), takes his father’s buffaloes on a walk to the river. The buffaloes enjoy their journey grazing along the way to finally take a dip in the refreshing river. Thura sometimes joins his animal friends in the water and plays with them. He told me that the water buffalo posing with him in the photo is his oldest friend. After I departed from this village, I was overwhelmed with how this small family lived in togetherness with themselves and nature; how much the mother forest has to give to its brave child if he can appreciate and value what she has to offer

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