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Burma opens up for tourists

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Burma, also known as Myanmar, was long considered a pariah state, isolated from the rest of the world and with an appalling human rights record. But after the country's first elections in 20 years and a move towards civilian from military government, it is back on the tourist map.

But just how easy is it really to holiday there? Carmen Roberts went to find out what visitors can expect as the country starts to open up.

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