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So it perhaps wasn’t my best parenting decision. As a matter a fact, in terms of safety it’s perhaps a major fail. It’s not the decision I’m most proud of over the past year, truly it’s not something that could have even occurred in any country with a definitive legal system but in a developing country it was screaming to happen – and happen it did. It started off innocently enough. Bagan begs to be discovered by bike. Really. It’s known, talked about, there are shops everywhere –…

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Please UNESCO, protect this area now.  For those of you who haven’t heard of Bagan, it’s akin to Angkor Wat of Cambodia & Machu Picchu in Peru.  It lies smack dab in the middle of Myanmar and it’s two thousand plus temples, monasteries, stupas and pagodas are begging for exploration.  Really, really cool.  In terms of tourism, it’s hardly been discovered but the numbers are picking up as it quickly becomes more accessible and if it’s not carefully managed it won’t be long before it’s isolation and natural…