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  • Combing the Tide

    I wrote of villagers of Haigyikyun and how the village men battle tide to catch a specific bounty from the sea: tiny shrimps (see The Fisherfolks of Haigyikyun)... Read more

    Posted on 24 March 2017 TRAVEL
  • The Fisherfolks of Haigyikyun

    Myanmar, December 2016: Tucked at the southernmost tip of the Ayeyarwady Region of Myanmar, at the point where the mystic currents of the Andaman Sea meet the... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2017 TRAVEL
  • The Women of Ywangan

    Fate has so decided that they be born in a remote village of an obscure township called Ywangan. Situated in the hilly region of Southern Shan State in... Read more

    Posted on 27 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • Village Boys

    Ngaputaw Township, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar / July 2016: Mingling with community members, I couldn't help but wonder what the future lives of the kids would... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • A Cloudy Morning

    Inle Lake, Myanmar / September 2016: Situated almost almost 3,000 feet above sea level in the Shan Hills of Myanmar, Inle Lake receives a lot of rainfall and... Read more

    Posted on 04 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • Loose Line

    Inle Lake, Myanmar / September 2016: Finding this man, armed with a fishing line attached to a bamboo pole and ready with a big basket and a teapot; I asked... Read more

    Posted on 31 January 2017 TRAVEL
  • A Daily Dance

    Inle Lake, Myanmar / September 2016. Just like any touristy place in the world, there are locals who pose to entertain tourists and there are those who do it... Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2017 TRAVEL
  • Fish Drive

    Inle Lake, Myanmar / September 2016. Aside from the Inle fishermen's unique way of paddling using their foot, I also discovered one of their unique ways of... Read more

    Posted on 24 January 2017 TRAVEL
  • Of Nuns and Monks

    Myanmar, July 2016: It suddenly rained while I was taking photos of Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda in July so I took shelter in one of the buildings where a number... Read more

    Posted on 12 November 2016 TRAVEL
  • Of Nuns and Monks 2

    Myanmar, July 2016: I am amazed at the strength of faith and dedication Myanmar people demonstrate towards their religion. Young boys and girls, at a very... Read more

    Posted on 10 September 2016 TRAVEL
  • Of Nuns and Monks 1

    Myanmar, July 2016: Myanmar is one of the most religious countries in Asia. Buddhist of the Theravada tradition dominate the population and, indeed, are very... Read more

    Posted on 04 September 2016 TRAVEL
  • Myanmar: The Rice Planting Season is On!

    Myanmar, June 2016. The monsoon rains arrived early this year. And, like strokes applied from a giant paint brush, the colors and shades of the fields turned... Read more

    Posted on 13 August 2016 TRAVEL
  • Myanmar Snapshots 9: Farm Life

    I once took still photos of some 300 Mongolian gers (yurts) on the steppes of Bulgan Province from the passenger seat of a moving Land Cruiser in the span of... Read more

    Posted on 30 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • Pink on Grayscale

    When I was just starting to join photo exhibits many years ago, I preferred to personally frame the prints for exhibit myself. It was a tedious work,... Read more

    Posted on 19 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • Myanmar Snapshots 7: The Retro Sidecar

    Kawhmu Township, Myanmar; March 2016: Walking around the township center, I can't help but feel as if I was thrown back in time to the 1930s. Not that I knew... Read more

    Posted on 16 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • Myanmar Snapshots 6: Country Wagons

    Some 70% of the Myanmar population are farmers and a significant symbol of these farmers' lives is the wooden farm wagon. Made of two wooden wheels and... Read more

    Posted on 09 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • Sir Woolly Whiskers

    This is a true story: He was a nobody when he decided to be a part the small cat kingdom in the compound. There was a huge alpha male, Ramon, who reigned over... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • Myanmar Snapshots 5: Thatch 2

    February 2016: The ricefields in the small village of Naung Gone in the post-conflict township of Kyaukkyi, in Bago Region were dry but the barns and rice... Read more

    Posted on 02 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • The Bird Who Came to Breakfast

    Honiara, Solomon Islands / May 2016: It was my first time in this small Pacific country and I stayed here for a week but, also for the first time, I have not... Read more

    Posted on 28 June 2016 TRAVEL
  • Myanmar Snapshots 4: Thatch 1

    February 2016: The ricefields in the small village of Naung Gone in Kyaukkyi Township were dry but the barns and rice granaries were full from the previous... Read more

    Posted on 25 June 2016 TRAVEL