Life on Inle Lake, Myanmar (part 1)

The people of Inle Lake live in mostly wooden homes resting on stilts.  As they live in and on a lake, the primary mode of transport is these small wooden boats or canoes.

This series of photos highlight the Inle Lake people as they go about their day on the lake – the brightly coloured boats with seats are the tourist boats.

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Click these links to see the other photos in this series, part 2part 3part 4part 5.

To see more about our visit to Myanmar, click here.  Upcoming posts about Bagan and more on Inle Lake will be coming in the next few weeks, so be sure to follow my blog.

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12 comments

    • I certainly wouldn’t be drinking it and I think falling in you’d be best advised to keep your mouth closed. The lake it under considerable environmental threat and there are measures currently in place to try to reduce the impact of humans, introduced species and global change on the lake.

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