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Still Life in Moving Vehicles

3 days ago ... I just returned from a fun trip to Yangon, Myanmar. It turns out that taxis are a good way to get around there. They're plentiful and many of theĀ ...

Link: lifeinmovingvehicle.blogspot.com

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