Myanmar, also known as Burma, is a delightful tourism destination. Whether you are looking for nature or culture Myanmar got it all. Today I wanted to talk to you about Myanmar’s traditional fishing methods both in the lake and at sea.
Inle Lake, located about 600 km north of Yangon, has been one of Burma's top tourist attractions in recent years. The Inthas living around the lake have been an ancestral fishing method which has now become a real tourism attraction.
Being an Inle-based fishermen requires a great deal of agility! These acrobats definitely have a technique of their own:
The fisherman balances on one leg at the stern of its – very unstable – wooden pirogue in order to use its other leg to help as an extra hand! They either wrap it around the oar to have two free hands or use the leg to launch their trap or net.
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