Crossing over

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Abhijit Dutta

Jubilant boy monks walk across the iconic U Bein Bridge (world's longest teak bridge) in Amarapura, Mandalay, after news of dissident leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's win in the April 1 by elections poured in. Burma's monks have been among Suu Kyi's most ardent supporters and their 2007 silent protests remains among the most powerful ones in contemporary times.

Location: Amarapura, near Mandalay, Myanmar


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