A collection of photos from across Myanmar (Burma). The landscapes, the temples, the people and the food.
Beaches are not what you first think of when you think of Myanmar. But it’s got a coastline with plenty of beautiful and relatively uncrowded spots.
Slightly away from the tourist crowds of Inle Lake is the local market, about an hour’s bicycle ride from Nyaungshwe. It’s where the lake and the land meet.
Inle Lake is one of the most beautiful places in Myanmar – for the nature as well as the communities. But it’s becoming corrupted by commercialisation.
The only way to truly experience Myanmar is to get off the tourist trail of ‘the big four’. One of the best places to see rural life is around Hsipaw.
There are plenty of fascinating sights in Myanmar but the most interesting aspect is the culture. Here are some tips for getting a true local experience.
The small town of Pyin Oo Lwin is a reminder of the British colonial times in Myanmar. It was the summer holiday resort during those years and much remains.
The U Bein Teak Bridge is more than a tourist attraction for sunset. The bridge near Mandalay is used everyday by the locals – and that’s the best thing.
Just 20 kms from Mandalay is the longest-serving capital of Burma. On a small island, accessible only by boat, the ruins show you the country that was.