Edna and Steve Kornberg traveled with Journeys Within for a month-long tour through Myanmar, taking in many different destinations in this remarkable region. In this blog post, we’ll share some of Edna’s beautiful portrait-style photos from their time spent among the people of Myanmar.
When we travel, we learn so much about a country through its people. The classic sites are wonderful; the architecture and history of buildings and temples is amazing, but it’s the beautiful people that embrace us and introduce us to their country and culture.
Myanmar was no exception.
We had traveled throughout Southeast Asia previously for a month with Journeys Within, so we had an inkling of that part of the world and what we would experience.
Myanmar was magical. The people were so friendly and welcoming, gracious and humble and so eager and proud to share their country with us. We were the beneficiaries of this special place seeing it through their eyes in daily markets, isolated rural villages on land and on water (Inle Lake), and going to festivals where the people gather to socialize and celebrate.
All of the people throughout Southeast Asia were warm and welcoming, but there was something special about the faces of Myanmar. We were thoroughly transported to another place in time.
Edna and Steve Kornberg