Southeast Asia and Japan / Inn Thein Tribe Traders
Myanmar
Inn Thein Tribe Traders
Southeast Asia and Japan / Tomato Sorting
Myanmar
Tomato Sorting
Southeast Asia and Japan / Local Fisherman
Myanmar
Local Fisherman
Southeast Asia and Japan / Boy with Tanaka or Sandalwood Paste
Myanmar
Boy with Tanaka or Sandalwood Paste
Southeast Asia and Japan / Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery
Myanmar
Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery
Southeast Asia and Japan / Shwe Inn Thein Ruins
Myanmar
Shwe Inn Thein Ruins

Inle Lake

The second largest lake in Myanmar, Inle sit at almost 3,000 feet elevation, surrounded by hills. Time here offers travelers a chance to relax and take in some of the country's natural beauty. There are numerous small villages around the lake, and the people of the region, the Intha people, still fish in the lake in traditional ways and farm the surrounding lands. They are also renowned for their weaving's expertise and their creativity is so great that they are even known to weave special Buddhist robes from the fibers of the lotus plant!. Inle Lake, like the rest of Myanmar, also contains a number of temples and monasteries, and a visit to the region will include time exploring these sacred sites.

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Inle Lake View Resort

 

Inle Lake