Rangoun

Yangon, Myanmar

At the Shwedagon pagoda, pilgrims perform various ritual acts such as pouring water on the statue that corresponds to their birthday. A student who has just graduated is here to celebrate her success. February 2015. A la pagode Shwedagon, les pèlerins effectuent différents actes rituels comme verser de l’eau sur la statue correspondant au jour de…

Taung To

Taung To, Myanmar

Every morning, there is a big traditional market in one of the villages of the south bank of lake Inle. Women of the Pa-O ethnic group get there to sell spices and dried flowers. February 2015. Chaque matin, il y a un grand marché traditionnel dans un des villages de la rive sud du lac…

Pagan

Bagan, Myanmar

After spending the day working in the fields,  a family is on their way back home. Their carriage goes through the ancient Bagan temples.  February 2015. Après avoir passé la journée aux champs, une famille est sur le chemin du retour. Leur chariot traverse les anciens temples de Pagan. Février 2015.

Amarapura

Amarapura, Myanmar

Even though hundreds of young monks study and live there, the Mahagandayon monastery is very quiet. At least until 5pm, the time when all the monks get out to sweep the streets. February 2015. Malgré les centaines de jeunes moines qui y étudient et y habitent, le monastère Mahagandayon est très calme. Au moins jusqu’à…

Nyaung Shwe

Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar

It is a hot and sunny day at the Shwe Yan Pyay monastery. Young monks have a short break in the sun before going back to their buddhist studies. February 2015. C’est une journée chaude et ensoleillée au monastère Shwe Yan Pyay. De jeunes moines prennent une courte pause au soleil avant de retourner à…

Bagan

Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is one of the most impressive sites in Myanmar. This shepherdess seemed oblivious of the beauty of the ancient pagodas and temples that surrounded her. February 2015. Pagan est un des sites les plus impressionnants de Birmanie. Cette bergère ne semblait pas consciente de la beauté des pagodes et des temples millénaires qui l’entouraient.…