University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Robbins Burling

Boys of the Yellow Robe

photo of kids.

By: Robbins Burling

Last spring I spent a few weeks in Hopong, a market town in the Shan States of Burma. The town lies in hilly but unforested country, what I think the English would call rolling downs, and in early May before the monsoon, it is parched and bare, but it has a rugged sort of beauty. […]