The weekend of April 1st was historic in Myanmar where by elections across the country democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and her party won in what’s considered to be the first fair election out of only three in the last half century– a huge and hopeful step forward for the country.
They also let foreign reporters in for the first time en masse to cover the events. Here’s a photo of one foreign journalist in the central Myanmar city of Mandalay, with the former Royal Palace grounds visible, reporting on the vote. TV journalists tell us that the Large Cafe Bag goes with them in tough conditions every step of the way. They’ve used the waist strap to carry a laptop to edit stories from internet cafes and hotel lobbies. And the Absolute Shoulder Strap works great during what can be very long days.