The final week of my Burmese adventure was spent in this little visited region in the South East of Myanmar, not far from the Thai border. This was a bucolic landscape of Karst hills, cave temples and misty mornings, and … Continue reading
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The Golden Rock, Myanmar
After a lengthy bus ride from Yangon I managed to get to The Golden Rock just in time for sunset, it involved sprinting the 500 metres or so from where the bus drops tourists off to get to this viewpoint.
Rural life in Hsipaw, Northern Myanmar
After Mandalay I caught a bus north to Hsipaw. Leaving the popular tourist route behind, this was a week spent in a tranquil, rural area of Burma. I hired a motorcycle and explored the local area, shooting every dawn and dusk.
Inside the Jade Market, Mandalay, Myanmar
I visited the famous Jade Market in Mandalay to photograph the transactions and interactions between the traders and purchasers. It was refreshing to get away from the tourist hordes I had encountered at the U-Bein Bridge the previous morning and … Continue reading
From Bagan I caught a bus to Mandalay. This city with such an iconic name is not the most pedestrian friendly, and perhaps a hard place to warm to. However I did find photographic opportunity at the famous U-Bein Bridge … Continue reading
Hanging out with monks in Bagan, Myanmar
Misty mornings in Bagan, Myanmar
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Two Days in Yangon, Myanmar
Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) is the largest city in Myanmar (formerly Burma). A mix of British colonial architecture, modern high-rises and gilded Buddhist pagodas define its skyline. I spent two days here at the beginning of my Burmese adventure, … Continue reading