A Burmese Woman Unraveling a Fishing Net
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A Burmese Woman Unraveling a Fishing Net

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A Burmese Woman Unraveling a Fishing Net

A Burmese Woman Unraveling Fishing Nets

The green lush forest, a Burmese woman unravelling  a fishing net and delicately taking off the small fishes caught in the narrow weave. It was one of the scenes which to me represent a perfect instant of daily life and harmony.

I was fascinated by this Burmese woman, the graceful gestures of her hands, the beauty of the wrinkles giving her face such a beautiful expression.

[pullquote]There was so much grace and harmony in this Burmese woman simple gestures[/pullquote]

When she saw me she smiled, with one of these sweet smiles that are so characteristic from the people in Burma. And then she continued to attend her task, almost unaware of my presence.

I kept staying there for a little while, just looking at what seemed to me a wonderful scene, so different from our hectic life in Europe and so full of peacefulness.

 

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About Simon

Travel addict and passionate about photography, Simon Falvo started Wild About Travel back in 2009. Leveraging her strong PR background, she developed an extensive knowledge of Digital Communications and Social Media Marketing. Besides travel writing SImon holds workshops and trainings, she collaborated with tourism boards for digital marketing campaigns and participated as a speaker at several events.
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3 Comments
  • Annie of TravelShus
    Posted at 17:01h, 31 January Reply

    really nice shot! the lines on her face really hint at the hidden smile.

    • Simon
      Posted at 10:56h, 23 February Reply

      Thank you Annie. I like it that you see a hidden smile. That’s what I saw as well.

  • Leigh
    Posted at 00:29h, 26 January Reply

    What a glorious shot with a beautiful smile.

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