With my recent dose of scatty electricity, not to mention rare and limited opportunities for news of the world, it comes as a bit of a surprise that Thaksin was visiting the new Burmese Capital yesterday. I do hope he picked up one of the “I Love Myanmar” t-shirts I have seen some tourists sporting recently.

In other news, it is great to be down from the mountains. Much more blogging from this weary traveller will come over the next few days. Mum, if you’re reading the blog…I am safe and well.