https://flic.kr/p/rm4tum | Kids in Myanmar | Boys rummage through garbage washed up near the fish market in Sittwe, Myanmar. In Myanmar children have a rough life, many kids drop out of school to work and make money for their families. Kids who have great potential miss out on education to survive. Despite these kids' poor situation, one of the boys in the corner was still smiling happily when he looked up and saw me taking photos.  www.thefotonomad.com/blog/

https://flic.kr/p/rm4tum | Kids in Myanmar | Boys rummage through garbage washed up near the fish market in Sittwe, Myanmar. In Myanmar children have a rough life, many kids drop out of school to work and make money for their families. Kids who have great potential miss out on education to survive. Despite these kids' poor situation, one of the boys in the corner was still smiling happily when he looked up and saw me taking photos. www.thefotonomad.com/blog/

FOW 24 NEWS: Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar's Suu Kyi Visits Troubled...

FOW 24 NEWS: Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar's Suu Kyi Visits Troubled...

Suu Kyi urges people not to quarrel on visit to Rakhine   Suu Kyi has pledged to allow the return of refugees who can prove they were residents of Myanmar but thousands of people have continued to flee to Bangladesh.  Myanmars de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Sittwe airport in the state of Rakhine November 2 2017. REUTERS/Stringer  SITTWE: Myanmars de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday urged people not to quarrel as she visited Rakhine State for the first time since a…

Suu Kyi urges people not to quarrel on visit to Rakhine Suu Kyi has pledged to allow the return of refugees who can prove they were residents of Myanmar but thousands of people have continued to flee to Bangladesh. Myanmars de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Sittwe airport in the state of Rakhine November 2 2017. REUTERS/Stringer SITTWE: Myanmars de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday urged people not to quarrel as she visited Rakhine State for the first time since a…

Sittwe(1)

Sittwe(1)

The Muslim Rohingya, who have been living in Rakhine state for generations, are viewed by Rakhine Buddhists and other Burmese as unauthorized immigrants from Bangladesh. In recent years, a series of incidents against the Muslims has exposed ethnic hatred that was mostly unheard of during the junta’s rule. Here, a Muslim woman, displaced by recent violence in Kyaukphyu, cries after arriving at the Thaechaung refugee camp, outside of Sittwe. Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters  (via Burma’s Muslims lose h

A Muslim woman, displaced by recent violence in Kyukphyu township, cries after arriving at the Thaechaung refugee camp outside of Sittwe October REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar, Sittwe, march 2011

Myanmar, Sittwe, march 2011

6 Day Tribal Myanmar Discovery Tour  (Yangon - Sittwe - Mrauk U - Sittwe - Yangon)

6 Day Tribal Myanmar Discovery Tour (Yangon - Sittwe - Mrauk U - Sittwe - Yangon)

1 Rohingya killed, 6 injured in Sittwe – Arakan Times

1 Rohingya killed, 6 injured in Sittwe – Arakan Times

Sittwe. Go here for more information on Sittwe: www.go-myanmar.com/sittwe-akyab

Sittwe. Go here for more information on Sittwe: www.go-myanmar.com/sittwe-akyab

Sittwe Sanctum by Jon Sheer, via Flickr    Inside Buddhist temple in Sittwe, Arakhine State, Myanmar.

Inside Lawkananda Pagoda in Sittwe, Arakhine State, Myanmar.

My favorite photo from my favorite photographer.  Olivier Follmi.  I have it in my office.

My favorite photo from my favorite photographer. I have it in my office.

Miradas | Fotografía | EL PAÍS

Miradas

Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims have been called the world's most persecuted minority, a people without a country.In the last two weeks, in numbers estimated to be nearing Rohingya have been

A young Rohingya girl suffers from infected heat rash on her face and body in Sittwe, Burma.

South-east Asia migrant crisis: numbers are now 'alarming', talks told

Thailand’s foreign affairs minister, Thanasak Patimaprakorn, tells meeting of 17 countries that Burma must reconsider its treatment of Rohingya

sittwe | approaching sittwe | Ehrhard Peter | Flickr

sittwe | approaching sittwe | Ehrhard Peter | Flickr

These Asian guardian dragons or Burmese foo dogs are a rare find!  We bought them on the island of Sittwe in Burma from an antique dealer who claimed they are very old. We chose to believe him because of their beauty and the layers of old lye whitewash over the mirror details, but who really knows.  They're AMAZING!   Please note: there are some slight loses. See photos.

Antique Terracotta Burmese Foo Dogs - A Pair

These Asian guardian dragons or Burmese foo dogs are a rare find! We bought them on the island of Sittwe in Burma from an antique dealer who claim.

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