Bagan | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Girl from Ohn Ne Kyaung fishing village near Bagan, Myanmar, sits next to a drum made by her family, which specializes in making percussion instruments from locally available materials

Click on title to view photo in large format: Girl from Ohn Ne Kyaung village near Bagan, Myanmar, sits next to a handmade drum. The main occupations in this tiny village...

Child Caried on Mother's Back in Myinkaba Village, Myanmar

Click on title to view photo in large format: After my Viking River Myanmar Explorer Cruise/Tour ended, I returned to Bagan for an additional five days to explore more of the...

The view from the ruins of Soe Min Gyi Monastery, every bit as good as the view from Shwesandaw Pagoda, but without the crowds

“There are only 54 steps to the top,” said my guide, Mu Mu. Easy-peasy, I thought. I can do that without even breathing hard. Halfway up the face of Shwesandaw Temple,...

Man applying gold foil on laquerware at a factory in Bagan, Myanmar

Click on title to view photo in large format: Applying gold foil on laquerware at a factory in Bagan, Myanmar. The painstaking process of making lacquerware is done completely by hand,...