U Bein Bridge in Mandalay

January 11: U Bein Bridge crossing Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura near Mandalay. From Wikipedia: "a 1.2 km wooden footbridge (longest teak bridge in the world) built by the mayor U Bein salvaging the unwanted teak columns from the old palace during the move to Mandalay."

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Silhouette of a monk walking across the bridge


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Looking down from the bridge on a farmer working in her field


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Flood-killed trees


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Herding a flock of ducks


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Some of the flock, through a telephoto lens


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