Those who live in concrete jungles surrounded by man-made greenery find it hard to imagine how the Intha tribe still lives off the Inle lake today. Myanmar is a country of beautiful landscapes that range from mirror lakes to ancient kingdoms. “Mysteries of Myanmar”, a research project by Consulus, offers a glimpse into this land blessed with diverse communities and the untouched beauty of nature.

A fisherman of the Intha tribe leg-rowing in the Inle Lake

A fisherman of the Intha tribe leg-rowing in the Inle Lake

Mysteries of Myanmar

Traveling across the Inle Lake

Palm sugar is still being harvested manually today

Palm sugar is still being harvested manually today

The sun rises over the ancient kingdom of Pagan in Bagan

The sun rises over the ancient kingdom of Pagan in Bagan

Mysteries of Myanmar

Mysteries of Myanmar

The vibrant and diverse ethnic costumes of tribes in Myanmar

The vibrant and diverse ethnic costumes of tribes in Myanmar

Mysteries of Myanmar

Mysteries of Myanmar

Mysteries of Myanmar

Traditional weaving of lotus silk

Traditional weaving of lotus silk

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Edmund Ng is a Senior Design Consultant at Consulus. He has helped to create visual identities and environment designs for clients in the luxury sectors. He has brought his photography expertise to a wide range of industries that include F&B, banking and hospitality.

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