Marco Polo was impressed and eight hundred years later I can see why.
Come with me to Mandalay to check out a book with pages of marble.
I receive an email and we arrive in Mandalay.
The Burmese bounce, a bathroom that can only be described as less than salubrious, a viaduct, and a rain storm! In other words: a perfectly memorable train journey!
A photo essay
In which all three are tested, and then broken.
In which one square centimetre of cotton helps me cross the language barrier, or does it?