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The population of Myanmar is about 51 million and consists of more than 130 ethnic groups. 68% are Burman, that gave the name Burma, while Myanmar is supposed to be more inclusiv to the other groups.
Here are some of the people we met.
Welcoming us to a restaurant in Yangon
The marionette operators.
Kids in Shwe Pyi Tha village.
Woman making chicken food in Shwa Pyi Tha village.
Sitting on the shore of Irrawaddy river.
T;his is one of my favourite pictures. On the shore of Irrawaddy.
Boys are boys all over the world.
Weaving traditional patterns.
Monks line up to get food donated by a family.
Packing gold leaf.
Tired women to or from the market in a heavely loaded truck.
Woodcarvers putting finishing touches on Buddha statues,
Coffee brake? Or may be tea brake?
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A monk in an old monastary.
Boys singing “Frere Jacque” in Burmese, I assume.
Kids in Twante.
A married couple in Twente making pottery. He is forming the clay and she is kicking the rotating table to speed it up.