Burmese People

Burmese People

a happy folk of Buddhists, not yet spoiled by global mass tourism

Location: 

North Okkalapa, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Duration: 

Monday, March 12, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Burmese people: always smiling, generous and genuinely interested
  2. Burmese language: based on Sino-Tibetan, with some Indo-European
  3. Origins: migrated from China in the 7th century, with Indian influence
  4. Traditions: mostly Buddhists, celebrating festivities with music
  5. My experience: people being grateful and hospitable everywhere

Image sources

  1. Children in Inwa
  2. Old man in Dala
  3. Me with two monks
  4. Two boys in Mingun
  5. Monks on the U-Bein Bridge

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