Produce Market

Northern Myanmar

This riverside market specialises in colourful heaps of Chinese fruit and local vegetables. Many of the latter arrive by canoe and are then lugged up the rear stairway on shoulder poles. At dawn this creates an unforgettable spectacle with boats gliding in across shimmering golden water backed by a rising sun. Directly southwest is the architecturally drab but internally colourful Myo Ma Market.

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