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Assam weed & wash, Meghalaya, Cherrapunji family, Khasi & Garo hills

The guys that I met in Jorhat gave me a phone number of a guy to call when I reached Guwahati, which is a big city in central Assam. Supposedly he would be able to help me with everything I … Continue reading

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Nagaland, opium dens, tiny people, & insane roads out of the hills

Riding through the hills is full of all types of encounters. Villagers are hard at work everywhere I go. Groups of old guys saw big pine trees into boards on custom platforms. They use massive saws with one guy above … Continue reading

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Bagan, Mandalay, ox-cart races, & giant Buddha filled with death

The ancient city of Bagan is surrounded by thousands of brick-red pagodas. It’s a dessert-like landscape, and up out of this inhospitable land they’re scattered as far as the eye can see. In the late 9th century the small settlement … Continue reading

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Crossing Myanmar by motorcycle: Yangon, buddhalicious pagodas, & friendly burmese at work

Day three sent us to the old capital of Yangon. Our original itinerary didn’t include it, but people wanted to go. It was a pretty quick ride since we weren’t a great distance away. We passed through watermelon heaven on … Continue reading

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