A spaghetti western in communist Burma
The Reporter's Notebook
Last updated 9/4/2019 at 9:42am
It was a scene that would have made Clint Eastwood laugh.
I had learned that Burma was allowing travelers in on 72-hour visas, and since I would be traveling in the Far East I booked a flight out of Thailand to Rangoon.
The country hadn’t allowed people to travel there and placed a lot of restrictions on those who did.
I stayed at the Strand Hotel. It had been a resting place for the likes of...