Bagan is a very important Buddhist temple site for the Burmese. These are all 11th– 13th century pagodas and represent a variety of styles. Well worth a trip!
A male monk in his traditional scarlet robe.
With 89% of the population being Buddhist, there are many monks (male and female) seen everywhere. Even monks need to shop for souvenirs!
Teak was a major commodity of Burma and there is still an active wood working industry today.