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Myanmar's eco-resorts open up Asia's new tourism frontier

Myeik Archipelago's pristine beaches brace for rising tide of day trippers

KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar -- A few hours boat ride from the port of Kawthaung, a school of dolphins nudged up to our 30-meter wooden junk. As the captain cut the engine, their silver backs heaved in and out of view; all else was still. Behind us, the Tanintharyi coastline -- Myanmar's skinny southern tail, fringing the Andaman Sea -- had receded to a cut-out scene of blue hills.

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