Photo Essay: The People of Inle Lake

In addition to documenting the work of EE2 at Inle Lake, Myanmar, I also took the opportunity to snap photos of people living at the Lake.

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Novice monks at a temple in Inle Lake, Myanmar.

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Monks take a morning walk on the streets of Nyaungshwe town, Shan State, Myanmar.

 

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A farmer tends to his farm which is built entirely on floating islands. The people living on Inle Lake travel completely by boat.

 

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Children are free to row around on boats, visiting their relatives who live close to one another.

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The roads around the lake consist of mostly mud tracks, and passengers riding on lorries need to wear masks to protect themselves against the dust.

 

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Farmers around Inle Lake

Other photos can be found on my Flickr.

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