13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Yangon Street Scene

This image captures the Yangon I experienced—a mix of traditional and contemporary, English and Burmese. Sidewalk tea shops spill into the street. Longyis, thanaka, a Buddhist monk, and traces of the digital age are part of the picture.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Dorothy Thompson