One thing that I realized about travelling through Asia is that you’re always bound to find something interesting when you wander around the streets of towns and cities. Everyone seems to be outside of their homes throughout the day so the streets are busy, crowded, and interesting. The other thing is that every city and town seems to have a completely unique feel and layout.

In this case, we were wandering around Yangon where the streets are loud, busy, and in a grid-like pattern of narrow alleys in between tall buildings. It was slightly claustrophobic at times, and more than overwhelming.

We were walking down one of these streets on our way back to our hostel trying to take in and process all of the noise, commotion, and smells when these two young boys started driving a remote control car in our direction. I had my camera in my hand luckily and snapped a quick photo. It kind of sums up the feel of the streets in Yangon for me so I thought I’d share it with you.

POW: Playing in the Streets of Yangon

Feb 11, 2018


Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-6000
Flash fired no
Focal length 34mm
ISO 160
Shutter speed 1/15s
Title POW: Playing in the Streets of Yangon

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