Life Along the Irrawaddy


The Pandaw II was our home on the Irrawaddy River for six days. We began our trip south from Bhamo, a village only 20 miles from the China border.

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30 mm 1/250 f8

All rooms opened to the outside decks.

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Cabins were comfortable and accommodating.

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Top deck with light refreshment always available behind the bridge

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Our first of several lovely sunrises, taken by Nancy on the deck outside our room as Bruce sawed more wood.

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Much of the land along the river is arable.

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Even sand bar islands are inhabited.

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