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Posts tagged ‘Burma’

weekly travel theme: gloss

some glossy images from our trip to Myanmar/Burma

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glossy papier maché owls and other figures

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looking a bit as if some of their gloss has been rubbed off

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there’s definitely a high gloss on this Buddha figure

 

sharing glossy images with Ailsa & co.

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one word photo challenge: balance

A fisherman poses with his fish trap on Lake Inle, Myanmar

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these fishermen have developed an unusual method of steering their boats. They balance on one leg and, with the other leg wrapped around the oar, they paddle their boats

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one of the many stilt houses balanced above the water

sharing with OWPC

Friday Finds: pagoda crowns

In Myanmar (Burma) many of the stupas or pyramids have crowns perched on top of them. These crowns are hung with bells which tinkle delightfully in the slightest breeze. The crowns are made in specialist metal workshops in Mandalay.

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Notice how the guys use their feet to hold things in place

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crowns at the Sule Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar

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