People of Myanmar

Stock Photography By Heather Farish

Portrait of a Burmese girl with thanaka on her face
Portrait of a Burmese girl with
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Portrait of a Burmese man in a straw hat
Portrait of a Burmese man in a
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Portrait of an Asian woman in a conical bamboo hat
Portrait of an Asian woman in a
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Man with his food stall on his head
Man with his food stall on his
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Asian boy holding a red rose
Asian boy holding a red rose
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A smiling Asian boy standing in water
A smiling Asian boy standing in
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Traditionally dressed Burmese woman with baskets on their back
Traditionally dressed Burmese
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Portrait of an elderly Burmese lady
Portrait of an elderly Burmese
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© Heather Farish
Portrait of a young child wearing a hat
Portrait of a young child
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Asian people in a window less bus
Asian people in a window less
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An Asian girl poses behind flowers
An Asian girl poses behind
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Two smiling teenage Asian girls
Two smiling teenage Asian girls
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Young monks looking out windows
Young monks looking out windows
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Young monk at Bupaya Temple in Bagan
Young monk at Bupaya Temple in
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Portrait of 3 Burmese children
Portrait of 3 Burmese children
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Portrait of a Burmese woman with fabric on her head
Portrait of a Burmese woman
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Three young Buddhist monks
Three young Buddhist monks
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Burmese girls in a monks funeral procession
Burmese girls in a monks
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Woman carrying baskets on a shoulder pole
Woman carrying baskets on a
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1. Portrait of a Burmese girl with thanaka on her face. This Burmese girl in Mandalay has thanaka on her face. This yellow-coloured paste has been used for 2000 years and is applied in different designs. Made from ground bark, the paste is believed to promote smooth skin, reduce acne and provide sun protection.

2. Portrait of a Burmese man in a straw hat. A man in a straw hat sits in a wooden fishing boat at Nampan, a village on Inle Lake. Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar with an area of 116 square kilometres. The Buddhists of various ethnic groups that live around the lake live in simple wooden and woven bamboo houses on stilts.

3. Portrait of an Asian woman in a conical bamboo hat. This woman was in the Kalaw market in Myanmar. She wears a hat typical to that region.

4. Man with his food stall on his head. A man carrying his portable food stall on his head at a Nat Festival near Mt Popa in Myanmar.

5. Asian boy holding a red rose. A boy in uniform holding a red rose at a Nat Festival near Mt Popa in Myanmar.

6. A smiling Asian boy standing in water. A Burmese boy standing thigh-deep in Inle Lake. Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar with an area of 116 square kilometres. The Buddhists of various ethnic groups that live around the lake live in simple wooden and woven bamboo houses on stilts.

7. Traditionally dressed Burmese woman with baskets on their back. These traditionally dressed women are at the Nampan market on Inle Lake in Burma. Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar with an area of 116 square kilometres. The market sells vegetables, fish, fruit, handicrafts and much more.

8. Portrait of an elderly Burmese lady. This woman, in the typical head scarf is in Kalaw market. Kalaw is in northern Myanmar, not far from Inle Lake.

9. Portrait of a young child wearing a hat. A young child in Maymyo or Pyin U Lwin, a hill town near Mandalay in Burma.

10. Asian people in a window less bus. People in a window-less bus in Myanmar near Mandalay.

11. An Asian girl poses behind flowers. A girl poses behind flowers at the National Botanic gardens in Maymyo or Pyin U Lwin, a hill town near Mandalay in Burma.

12. Two smiling teenage Asian girls. Two happy Burmese teenage girls at a Nat Festival near Mt Popa in Myanmar.

13. Young monks looking out windows. These young monks are looking out the windows of Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung monastery near Inle Lake in Burma. This is a beautiful wooden monastery with intricate carvings near Nyaungshwe.

14. Young monk at Bupaya Temple in Bagan. The Plain of Bagan in Burma was once the capital of several ancient kingdoms of Burma. By the end of the 1200s, being built over 230 years there was supposedly 4446 temples on the plain next to the Irrawaddy River. Earthquakes, floods and thieves have left about 2200 temples and pagodas today. completed in 850, Bupaya was destroyed by the 1975 earthquake. It has been completely rebuilt since then.

15. Portrait of 3 Burmese children. These children happily posed in Kalaw. Kalaw is in northern Myanmar, not far from Inle Lake.

16. Portrait of a Burmese woman with fabric on her head. Portrait of a Burmese woman with fabric on her head in Mandalay, Myanmar.

17. Three young Buddhist monks. Three young Buddhist monks walking near Mandalay.

18. Burmese girls in a monks funeral procession. Burmese girls in a monks funeral procession near Mandalay.

19. Woman carrying baskets on a shoulder pole. A woman carrying baskets on a shoulder pole on road between Kalaw and Bagan.

 

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