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the village well

the village well

In the countryside with no cars, no electricity, no plumbing people live in Myanmar as we all did centuries ago.
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the pump

the pump

Getting water from a well is a huge improvement over taking it from the Irawaddy River
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Village girl with sandalwood paste on her face

Village girl with sandalwood paste on her face

In Myanmar the children and some adults wear sandalwood paste on their faces believing it is good for the skin.
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myanmar village

myanmar village

Tourism was very underdeveloped. That's why I was invited; to help publicize it as a honeymoon destination . . .
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women working

women working

I saw women and children work around the house but never men
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myanmar village

myanmar village

There is no place I've been that seemed as removed from the present day as Myanmar
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village life

village life

Myanmar is a sad and beautiful country
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young buddhist monk

young buddhist monk

All the boys spend about a year in a Buddhist monastery.

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