It's that time of the year again. Bird tweets awaken us in the morning, sinking into the subconscious long before our eyelids snap open. Branches still bare, but a few green shoots have arrived in defiance of cold and rain.
This is the remote and inaccessible north eastern Shan State in Myanmar. Conflict and distance has kept foreigners away till now. This is where Dan Roy and his female compatriot ends up and they have the adventure of a lifetime.