The Salay House in Salay, Myanmar, was built in 1906 and served as a warehouse and offices for the British-owned Irrawaddy Royal Trading Company. Photo: Handout
The Salay House in Salay, Myanmar, was built in 1906 and served as a warehouse and offices for the British-owned Irrawaddy Royal Trading Company. Photo: Handout
Myanmar

Back to Burma: How a couple is restoring Myanmar’s colonial past, brick by brick

Decades of neglect left a historic building in Myanmar at the mercy of Mother Nature, but broken gutters and a dilapidated roof were no match for Win Thida Khine and her husband, who have returned it to its former glory

The Salay House in Salay, Myanmar, was built in 1906 and served as a warehouse and offices for the British-owned Irrawaddy Royal Trading Company. Photo: Handout
The Salay House in Salay, Myanmar, was built in 1906 and served as a warehouse and offices for the British-owned Irrawaddy Royal Trading Company. Photo: Handout
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