Category Archives: Daily Photos

Throwing Pots in Yandabo, Myanmar

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

A young woman throws pots in the little town of Yandabo where everyone in the village is involved in making pots.

PHOTO: Tying Up On The Irrawaddy River

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Boats tie up along the Irrawaddy River in the early morning. This is the starting point for a visit to Bagan…the Ancient capital of the Burmese.

PHOTO: Floating Gardens on Inle Lake, Myanmar

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

The floating gardens of Inle Lake are tended by women in small boats going up and down the waterways. Planting, weeding and picking are all done from boats. This Burmese women paddles skillfully between the beds of the floating garden.

PHOTO: A Thanaka Seller in the Scott Market, Yangon

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

The women and children in Myanmar have a culture of painting their faces with a paste made from tree branches of a special tree. The makeup is called Thanaka and aside from decorative is supposed to have medicinal properties to more »

PHOTO: On The Streets of Yangon

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

  On the streets of Yangon makeshift tea stands spring up on little side streets amid the noise and traffic. Here a woman in the face paint called Thanaka…a distinctive feature of Myanmar culture…waits for a customer.

Photo: Prayers at Wat Chet Yot

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Wat Chet Yot is one of the oldest temple complexes in the area and it has many outdoor areas to pray. The original temple was built in 1455 and has a beautiful Indian flavor. The grounds have several old Chedi more »

Photo: Rickshaw drivers at the Chiang Mai Gate

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

At the Chiang Mai Gate market very early in the morning rickshaw driver gather. Their business is to take little old Thai ladies home from the market with their produce. Their only customers are the old ladies who are clinging more »

Photo: Exploring St. Petersburg, Russia

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

  Exploring St. Petersburg by water.  Taking a small barge through the canals was a way to see the city from a different prospective. We passed beside great palaces, churches, museums and government building. Here is another view of the more »

Photo: Kizhi Island, Open Air Museum

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Kizhi island is an open air museum consisting of 18th & 19th century log buildings and one of the stops on our Viking River Cruise. In one home a collection of antique samovars…a prize possession in every Russian household.

Photo: Cranberry Sellers in the market of Yaroslavl, Russia

Posted ago by Larry Bosco