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Paddling With the Intha

One foot balanced precariously on the edge of the boat, the other wrapped tightly around the oar, the fishermen of Inle Lake paddle out each morning employing their unique rowing style (developed to see over the floating plants) in search of nga hpein – Inle carp.

This entry was published on July 9, 2012 at 9:30 am. It’s filed under Inle Lake, Myanmar and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

6 thoughts on “Paddling With the Intha

  1. looks like it might take a bit of practice to get right! too cool

  2. Brilliant Photograph!

  3. Unbelievable! So you tried this Joey? If so, did you fall in? Did anybody fall in? Did you catch anything?

    • josephadducci on said:

      Yes I tried it! Don’t think I’m a master yet though, our captain grabbed a hold of us so we didn’t fall in. No fish, but I did go swimming and catch a few hand fulls of seaweed.

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