A Burmese Journey

Five teams of top, young journalists set out from Myanmar's commercial hub of Yangon to better understand how the country is changing under a reform-minded government. Travel along with these 20 reporters — 11 Burmese and 9 American — as they journey the ancient Burma Road, through the country's capitals past and present, down the Irrawaddy Delta, onto Inle Lake and across Yangon itself at a critical time in the country's history.

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About This Project

GlobalPost presents this Special Report with generous support from the New York City-based Open Hands Initiative. It is the product of a journalism fellowship hosted in Myanmar in June 2013, led by international journalists with decades of experience in the Southeast Asia region. Offering training in photography, videography, writing and radio broadcasting, the fellowship was in partnership with Radio Free Asia, Huffington Post and Newsweek/The Daily Beast. Equipment was provided by Canon.