I didn't really feel the Yangon time warp until I left it. On Tuesday, after seven days in Myanmar and 55 minutes in the air, I landed in Bangkok where the reverse culture shock hit--a shock of the familiar, of the bustling, of the, well, the commerce.
  • Asia Green Development Bank building with Sule Pagoda in the foreground. (Photo: Bruce Wallace)

  • Looking down Mahabandoola Road towards Sule Pagoda in central Yangon. (Photo: Bruce Wallace)