Tag: myanmar

  • Happy Diwali!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-11-09 in #news
    Happy Diwali!

    Also known as Deepavali, the "Festival of Lights" is on 13 November this year. As Lomographers, we appreciate light perhaps more so than most and as such would truly enjoy celebrating Diwali! During this event, gifts are given to one another as they’re auspicious symbols for the New Year ahead. Read on for its background and our suggestions on how to make it a memorable event!

  • A Photogenic Wonder: Visiting Pegan in Burma

    written by bsmart on 2012-06-19 in #world #locations
    A Photogenic Wonder: Visiting Pegan in Burma

    I arrived at the ancient city of Pegan in Burma (Myanmar) from Mandalay. My overloaded bus pulled up a dusty unsealed road and stopped outside a ramshackle hotel. It was hard to believe that Pegan was one of the premier tourist sights in South East Asia.

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  • Taking to the Water on Inle Lake in Myanmar

    written by bsmart on 2012-05-14 in #world #locations
    Taking to the Water on Inle Lake in Myanmar

    A few days relaxing on the shores of Inle Lake, Myanmar while backpacking in 2003. A wonderful, beautiful, and very photographic part of the world. It was a knee-jerk decision going to Myanmar. I had a few weeks free and I was in Bangkok, so I bought myself a plane ticket, got a visa and off I flew.

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  • Faithful Shwedagon Pagoda

    written by inine on 2011-12-14 in #world #locations
    Faithful Shwedagon Pagoda

    Truthfully by faith. Shwedagon Pagoda (also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda) is located in Yangon, Burma. It's a sacred place where faithful Burmese go.

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  • Golden Triangle (Thailand, Laos, Myanmar)

    written by antibiotyx on 2010-05-08 in #world #locations
    Golden Triangle (Thailand, Laos, Myanmar)

    A short visit to the famous Golden Triangle has etched memorable imageries in my mind. It is the place where the borders of Thailand, Burma (Myanmar) and Laos converge.