Modes of Travel and Portage


Rivers are the primary infrastructure in Burma. Here Burmese are arriving in downtown Rangoon via water taxi.

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62 mm 1/250 f8

Inle Lake also is a major infrastrucure for commercial transportation.

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48 mm 1/320 f8.5

Villagers off to market at Inle Lake

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46 mm 1/160 f6.3

Floating gardens are tended from boats on Inle Lake.

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60 mm 1/250 f8

A variety of conveyances ferried down river on the Irrawaddy

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200 mm 1/200 f7.1

When on land, a pedaled trishaw carries the mother-in-law...

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200 mm 1/320 f8

...others are carried in a donkey-drawn cart.

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40 mm 1/160 f5.6


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44 mm 1/80 f4.2