Denis D. Gray

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Myanmar's ex-colonial capital captivates with faded glory

Mar 18, 2017

Myanmar's ex-colonial capital captivates with faded glory

On the stairway rising to Moulmein’s great Buddhist shrine, the visiting British writer Rudyard Kipling was inspired to pen one of the most anthologized poems of the English language. About “By the old Moulmein pagoda, lookin’ lazy at the sea/There’s a Burma girl a-settin,’ ...