Category Archive: Seascapes

Andaman Sea: Nightfall

Shrimp Men

‘Til the Last Drop of Sunlight

Dusk at River Pathein


Early Morning at Haigyikyun Beach

Haigyikyun Township, Myanmar:  A woman carries a net for catching tiny shrimps in Haigyikyun along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. Many other fishermen use motorbikes to get to their preferred fishing… Continue reading

The Message of Hpaungdawoo

Ngaputaw Township,  Myanmar, December 2016:   I don’t know if it was built to mark the spot where the Andaman Sea meets the glorious tides of the Bay of Bengal,  or the builders were… Continue reading

Morning Scene at the Bay of Bengal

A village lady with a basket of goods on her head walks on the beach covered with crisscrossing tire tracks in Haigyikyun, Ngaputaw Township, Myanmar.  Nearby villagers, come to this beach mostly on… Continue reading

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).  In the course of the… Continue reading

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 glorious tides of the Bay of… Continue reading

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