Souvenir stalls at Ywa-ma Floating Village
Locals setting up their souvenir stalls at Ywa-ma, before the hordes of tourists descend.
A balance scale with viss weights
In rural Myanmar many communities still use balance scales and 'viss' weights (a form of measurement) to determine the price of meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, spices, herbs, and tea.
Market at Ywa-ma,
A local outdoor market at Ywa-ma floating village in Inle Lake.
Fishmonger at Ywa-ma market
A local chops fresh fish at a morning market in Ywa-ma floating village.
A Hilltribe woman sells spices and tea at Ywa-ma
A hilltribe woman uses tin cans as a unit of measurement for locally grown tea, and various spices at the Ywa-ma market on Inle Lake.
Open-air market at Ywa-ma Floating Village
The open-air market at Ywa-ma floating village runs early in the morning, before the hordes of tourists descend.
Spice and Fruit
Hilltribe women selling spice, herbs, and onions
Spices and Herbs
Dried Fish for sale
A local woman sells dried fish in homemade baskets.
Tea leaves for sale
A local woman sells dried tea leaves, which are grown locally.
Local men gather at a tea shop in Ywa-ma
Local men gather for tea at the market in Ywa-ma floating village. A lifelong tradition in Myanmar.
Tea at a tiny shop in Ywa-ma
Enjoying tea with milk at a tiny outdoor shop at Ywa-ma floating village in Inle Lake.
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