These images were taken in September 2002, in Rangoon, the capital of Myanmar, as well as in Nyaungshwe, near Inle Lake, Shan State.
Sheltering from the afternoon downpour in Rangoon.
A young mother collects firewood with her baby on her back
Shan State: A man collects rainwater from the roof to be boiled into Chinese tea for drinking.
Weaving linen to make fabric for the Llongyi – the long skirt worn by all.
After collecting rain water in a tin, a man sets to work lighting a fire to make a pot of Chinese tea.
A man laughs after applying suncream for the first time. Most Burmese apply danaka to their face each day, a yellow paste derived from a ground-up native plant mixed with water.
The Jumping Cat monastery
A woman shelters from the rain inside a tea shop, whilst another runs past.
Women from a warring ethnic minority near the border of Thailand are forced to relocate to a governement run village near Nyaungshwe where they spend their days on display for the occasional tourist.
A man laughs after applying suncream for the first time. Most Burmese apply danaka to their face each day, a yellow paste derived from a ground up native plant mixed with water.
A young boy leans through the window of a simple wooden home as young girls make balls of simple rice flower, eaten when dipped in Chinese tea.