Myanmar’s culture is greatly influenced by Theravada Buddhism, as over 80% of the population practices this religion. Monks are highly regarded and and are truly fascinating to learn about and photograph with their permission. The country’s religious culture is also represented through its myriad of pagodas and temples, and photographers will be inspired to capture their beauty and reverence.
Looking to seize the joy and excitement of a festival? Myanmar celebrates at least one per month, and these specials moments are yours to capture on film and experience firsthand. If tranquility is what you seek, a hot air balloon ride over Myanmar’s hills, lakes and plains will suit your lens. Bagan especially offers spectacular panoramic views of its magnificent pagodas and scenery!