Category Archives: Burma

Tropical rainstorm in Burma (listen and watch)

Tropical forest

Tropical forest

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Have a look through these photos and imagine you are sitting right there, on that little veranda overlooking that lake in Inle, Burma as the evening unfolds…

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Eschewing Obfuscation

keep it streamlined        the Baltic

keep it streamlined the Baltic

I am using the phrase ‚eschew obfuscation‘ to describe pictures which tell a story, without words.

Or with as few words as are needed. In some case none.

harmony Bagan

harmony

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Happy Children’s day, wherever they may be!

child monks in Bagan, Burma

child monks in Bagan, Burma

Lashio, Burma

Lashio, Burma

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Markets around the world. No, not stock markets.

Goa

Goa

spices

Indian spices, Goa

fruit sellers, boat to Mandalay, Burma

fruit sellers, boat to Mandalay, Burma

Colourful, vibrant, noisy, gaudy, delectable, aromatic, pungent, tacky, genuine, ‚imported‘.

Most makets we have visited over time conjure up some story we‘ve experienced or tastes we‘ve savoured. The main ingredient of these markets seems to be the cacophony of colours and textures which hit you as you merge within their stalls.

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Burmese bus journey – Pwin Oo Lwin to Hsipaw

interlude in the rains

interlude in the rains

my bus

my bus

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Burma: Teaching English in Lashio

day class

day class

evening class

evening class outdoors, with natural air conditioning 🙂

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Monywa on the Chindwin river, Burma

Monywa

Young women in Monywa

Monywa

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