Myanmar Portraits

This will be a photo blog.  I enjoy taking pictures, especially of people.  Following are photos of folks my camera found during our Myanmar adventure. Many have their faces smeared with a paste made from logs which acts as a sunblock and moisturizer.  It’s very popular  — and no doubt lots cheaper than Estee Lauder.people.3

Clever kids sell their art work to tourists.
Clever kids sell their art work to tourists.

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Young boy dressed up and made up for the ceremony before he goes off to become a monk.
Young boy dressed up and made up for the ceremony before he goes off to become a monk.

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Young monk digs into the many different dishes common to a Myanmar meal.
Young monk digs into the many different dishes common to a Myanmar meal.

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Selling caged birds is a way to make money.  The buyer then releases the bird which will bring good luck.
Selling caged birds is a way to make money. The buyer then releases the bird which will bring good luck.

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