Myanmar’s borders were closed to foreigners for decades. With the transition in 2012, the borders and the country’s interior opened up. While most travellers head for Yangon, Bagan and Inle lake, it is in the borderlands where literature lives. Have you heard of the God Script from Chin State? Do you know the oldest bookshop in the furthest north of Kachin State? Here is a gathering of posts from travels in the borderlands of Myanmar, how to get there and what to do if you make it there, all connected to literature in a hundred languages.