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By Paul Strachan

ISBN-10: 1870838432

ISBN-13: 9781870838436

In 1995 Paul Strachan invited an not likely collection of eccentrics and adventurers to affix him in an untried new boat that might enterprise up the Irrawaddy River, the 1st time overseas travelers had ventured up the robust Burmese thoroughfare because the moment global battle. opposed to all odds, the journey was once a big good fortune, be aware speedy unfold and ahead of Strachan knew it he was once operating a company in a single of the world's least business-friendly environments. He named it the Irrawaddy Flotilla corporation in honour of the Glasgow-based corporation that ran Burma's river delivery whilst the rustic was once an outpost of the British Raj. the corporate now trades below the identify Pandaw, after the Clyde-built paddle steamer it restored in Burma In turns hilarious, stunning, relocating and sometimes hugely provocative, this publication celebrates the 20 th anniversary of the revived Irrawaddy Flotilla corporation and the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the unique Irrawaddy Flotilla. within the Pandaw tale Strachan describes many adventures, successes and mishaps at the rivers of Burma after which, after 2002 at the Kwai, Mekong, Ganges and Rajang rivers all of which he pioneered for river cruising. Few foreigners lived in Burma via those years and this ebook provides a few attention-grabbing insights into existence in an army dictatorship, supplying a uniquely well-informed account of the brutal deadlock that for many years has ruled political existence in a single of the world's least-understood international locations. This energetic, funny and anecdotal account provides a few insights into the rigors and tribulations of doing company in Burma and in South-East Asia extra typically, introducing many outrageous and a few sinister characters.

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