Tamu (A Myanmar Border town with India). The town is restricted to the
foreign travelers due to the occasionally outbreak of robbery. This has become a story for
the present generation because the Myanmar regime managed to incorporate all the arms
group to the legal fold. Today Tamu is prevailed with law and order that is attracting the
third party citizen. To tell it true, traveling through the demarcation is sampling the
two different tastes in one dish.
—Burmese travel website
I have an appetite for border districts that my stomach doesn't appreciate. The indecipherable scrawl of my travel journals from these culinary marchlands is illuminated by a few exuberant passages of clear block print, representing something I knew my future sedentary self would savour—but it's never the food.
Often it's a conversation—sometimes a visual...