Day: February 22, 2019

Books on the Road

Yangon (the former Rangoon, capital of the former Burma) is among the great Asian cities with unanticipated pleasures for the traveller. The buildings of its downtown core (which the Japanese avoided bombing in WWII) are living examples of the building styles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. For Patrick Keeney, the greatest attraction was the bookstalls of Pansodan Street.