Date(s) - Wednesday, December 16, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa
Join two of our very own club members, Jeff & Ann Gospe, as they share their recent travel adventures through once-closed Myanmar (Burma), a largely unknown place that offers incredible contrasts: Once the richest place in Southeast Asia, it is now the poorest—yet in 2015 it rank #1 as the most charitable nation in the world!
After more than 60 years of war and despotic military rule by a pariah government, Myanmar is struggling to become a democracy and is experimenting with unprecedented freedoms.
In addition to visiting top destinations in Myanmar, the Gospes were able to travel into closed areas that only opened to visitors 6 months before their arrival (Google maps don’t exist and there’s no Internet!). They also visited the country’s only Rotary Club, recently re-chartered after being closed by the government in the 1970s.
Jeff and Ann are eager to share the developing story of Myanmar through their personal insights and photos of its unspoiled, non-Westernized way of life.