Tag Archive: landscape

Andaman Sea: Anchored

Just Another Day by the Andaman Sea

April 2017, Bokpyin Township, Thaninthayi Region, Myanmar:  On the week before the annual celebration of the “Thingyan” or Water Festival, Myanmar’s equivalent to the New Year Holidays; I visited Bokpyin, a remote town… Continue reading

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

Life along the River

The Pathein River and its tributaries divide the township of Ngaputaw in Myanmar into several splinters of islands and small land masses.  Travelling on a tugboat in some of these waterways, I always… 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

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