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Monthly Photos June 2011

Photos taken by ILCAA staff and associates are posted here once a month; most of them are taken during their field research in Asia and Africa.

(The copyright belongs to the photographers.)

The rainy season in Yangon

In Myanmar the rainy season lasts from late May to October with frequent torrential rain and high humidity. It is such a hassle to walk around downtown in the heavy downpour. Every evening you will see lots of people hurrying home holding up their traditional skirt-like garments (Longyi) with one hand and holding their umbrellas with the other.

The rainy season in Yangon

SEP 2007
At a bus stop in downtown Yangon, Myanmar
Photograph by Kosei OTSUKA

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