A boat trip around the Inle Lake (2): The people of the lake

Intha, Shan, Kayah and other ethnic groups. Fishermen, giraffe women, oldmen who smoke, monks, children with “thanakha¨ (sunscreen based on ground tree bark), are some of the inhabitants of the 17 villages of the area. The people of the lake.

Inle Lake. Burma. August 2007


Intha, Shan, Kayah i altres grups ètnics. Pescadors, dones girafa, vells que fumen, monjos, nens amb “thanakha” (protecció solar a base d’escorça mòlta d’arbre), són alguns dels habitants dels 17 poblets de la zona. Són la gent del llac.

Llac Inle. Birmània. Agost 2007


Intha, Shan, Kayah y otros grupos étnicos. Pescadores, mujeres jirafa, viejos que fuman, monjes, niños con “thanakha” (protección solar a base de  corteza molida de árbol), son algunos de los habitantes de las 17 aldeas de la zona. Son la gente del lago.

Lago Inle. Birmania. Agosto 2007


About Dani Planas Labad

I´m a travel and documentary photographer based in Barcelona. On my journeys I always focus on local people, traditions, religions and other social aspects, as well as on landscapes and portraits. I have published in travel magazines and made several individual and collective exhibitions.
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5 Responses to A boat trip around the Inle Lake (2): The people of the lake

  1. amy says:

    It is very beautiful of photo 1,the river

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