Buddha Festival Inle Lake Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda
© Omar Sayami

Before the first wave

Thousands of people gather at the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda on Inle Lake during the annual Buddha Festival, which lasts several days. If you arrive early enough with your boat, you have the chance to watch the one-leg rowing competitions from the front row. | Myanmar

During the winter break Gold Mountain