'Mingalaba' was shot last December and depicts the people who live in Myanmar.
Despite the negative press coverage it has received this last year, I was able to witness the kindness and warmth of its inhabitants.
Buddhism is rooted in everything they do. An honest religion where strength is found inside one another.
A core value that give them the capability and the resourcefulness to stand up to the difficult reality that Myanmar faces today.
Tradition and respect remain important in the more remote places, such as Hu Soon and Naung Pyaet. This is illustrated in the picture of the the couple.
The man is 'hover-handing' the woman because it's impolite to show intimacy whenever guests are in the house.
'Mingalaba' means 'hello' in Burmese and was one of the few words I could pronounce while travelling the country.
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