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Leg-Rowing Fishermen

  • Photographer
    Win Tun Naing

Inle Lake, a freshwater lake located in the Nyaungshwe Township of Taunggyi District of Shan State, in Myanmar (Burma). Leg-Rowing Fishermen is the Icons of Inle Lake, Myanmar. Basically, leg-rowing is a traditional fishing technique of Intha. The traditional fisherman still use the leg rowing technique which they stand at the stern and wrap one leg round an oar whilst gripping the hull of the boat with the other foot. The fishermen will catch a small selection of carp using conical shaped nets which they submerge in the lake.

Win Tun Naing (Burmese: ??????????????) was born in Myanmar (Burma). He enjoys travel photography which is for nature, people, cultures, customs, and architecture.