Going back to Sittwe on the government ferry.  About social classes and poverty.

It took $20 and only 3 hours upstream to get here from Sittwe with a rundown, claustrophobic, air conditioned private speedboat in which the music would not stop blaring, and a cheesy soap opera on an overhead monitor could not be turned off.    It will take 5-7 hours and $6 to get back with the double-deck open air government ferry.  I will take that any time, especially since it is yet another beautiful and sunny day.  I finally can catch up on some blog entries and process some of the hundreds of photographs I took over the last three days.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY