Visiting the Floating Village by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Inle lake has a length of 22 km and a width of 11 km and is 875 meters above sea level. It is 35 kilometers from Heho, the nearest airport, and there are flights from Yangon and Mandalay. Local inhabitants are called the Intha, and they are devout Buddhists who drive their flat-bottom boats by standing on the stern with one leg and using the other leg with the oar to row in order to obtain better vision over the reeds.

Nikon D5000 | Focal Length 200mm | Exposure 1/750sec @ f/6.7 ISO 200

Visiting the Floating Village by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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Born in 1963, Ryszard Wierzbicki is a graduate of University of Gdańsk in Poland, and completed his master degree of Social Sciences in Children Care Education in 1992. He worked in an orphanage and four other companies, where he served the positions of Educator, Marketing Specialist, and Sales & Marketing Manager in various branches including child care, dentistry, orthodontics, and IT. Apart from his regular jobs he continued developing his Scuba Diving qualification resulted as an instructor level in PADI. After emigrating to UK in 2006, he began his real travel and photography experience. He loves to explore South-East Asia, where he volunteers occasionally with Stu and the Kids charity organization of Thai and Burmese Orphans ( He established two forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling ( and World Around ( in 2010. Changed to an ironed suit and laptop for cargo trousers, hoodie jacket, and knapsack, Ryszard have been managing freely the passion of photography, traveling, and scuba diving. He is now self-employed as marketing advisor and tour organizer, happily divorced, and has no kids.

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