A journey within!

It’s like going on the journey! A lot of things go into hanging a show and preparing for an opening. On the night of the exhibit opening, we got to the gallery early to finish up a few things before anyone arrived. We noticed a lady carefully looking at each...
Puppets in Pagan

Puppets in Pagan

Is it Pagan or Bagan? ┬áMany of the names were changes along with the name of the country in the late 1980’s but in this post, I like the old name of Pagan that goes well with the beautiful puppets being sold in this market. Many of the place names including the...
Selling in a Bagan Market

Selling in a Bagan Market

We arrived at this market directly from the airport because it was market day, not everyday in Bagan. This women caught my eye with her colors and head dress. It was an amazing introduction to a historic city with women carry more on the top of their head that most...
Day laborer in Rangoon

Day laborer in Rangoon

This guy looked like he was headed to work with his axe and hammer at his side as me looked over at me in the morning light. Many day laborers could be found at construction sites and farmers markets, some of them chopping wood, breaking up rocks or bagging charcoal...
Biking and laundry

Biking and laundry

While trekking from village to village in Central Burma, we were welcomed in each village with a small greeting committee with music and gongs ringing the good news that the foreigners had arrived. As we left the village in the early afternoon, the light lit up the...
Transportation and cargo

Transportation and cargo

Bikes are used for all sorts of things including moving produce from one side of the market to the other as this guy was doing in Bagan. We arrived in Bagan and headed directly to the market before even going to our hotel because it was “market day” and...