66 SEPTEMBER 2014 MARIN
Opener: (Eternity, Myanmar) Monks live in monasteries along the shores of Inle Lake, the second largest lake in
Myanmar. The practice of Theravada Buddhism includes a ritual of collecting alms in neighboring villages via boat.
This spread, clockwise from above: (Terraces, Vietnam) Extremely labor intensive to build the structure for, terraced
farming allows the land to support a greater quantity of crops, livestock and poultry by making the best of poor soil and
mountainous terrain and maximizing limited water supplies. (Curiosity, Mandalay) Burmese nuns serve as ritual specialists and educators in the Burmese religious community. Nuns shave their heads and may begin their practice early in life.
(Clay Pot, Myanmar) The young nuns have strong bonds with one another and often study in small groups.