Nuns waiting for alms in Yangon

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Wibke Helfrich

Early in the morning monks and nuns walk the streets of Burma to collect alms, which the put in their foodbowls. The country has 400,000 monks and funny enough as many soldiers - both groups have to be fed by the civilians.

Location: Burma/Myanmar, Yangon


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