Portraits from Inle Lake, Myanmar

Now with most of my 'pressing' work done, I can now go back to what I like to do — share more shots from my collection which includes those from Myanmar & Bali photo-safari, and those from my workshops.

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Smoker from Inle Lake

One of the tourist attractions we visited during the last Myanmar photo-safari was to a cigar-making factory where the workers demonstrated how they produced cigars/cheroot.


However what caught my attention was one of the helpers there who demonstrated how he would smoke a cheroot. Don't you simply love his […]


Intha fishermen of Inle Lake

Inle lake is another attraction worth visiting by photographers. It is recommended to take an internal flight to Heho from Yangon (we flew from Mandalay) because apparently the roads linking these places are pretty bad. From Heho we were transported by car to Nyaungshwe where we took a fast boat ride to our hotel, Golden […]


Exit the monk

Taken at Shwe Yan Pay monastery (famous for its oval-shaped windows … more of this later) while on the way from Heho airport to Nyaung Shwe jetty, the gateway to Inle lake, Myanmar.

The gong just sounded signaling to all disciples that lunch was ready. Everyone was going in all directions to their respective rooms […]


Cloth weaving at Inle Lake

Inle Lake is famous for its Intha fishermen (Intha = sons of the lake) with their leg rowing, and for its cloth-weaving industry.

We visited this cloth-weaving workshop on the first afternoon of our arrival at this picturesque lake. It was just about 10 minutes' boat ride from our hotel (Golden Island Cottage).

For all […]