myeik fishing port

by clivevfrance

Myeik boat 2

Myeik boat sepia

Myeik boatOn my last visit to Myanmar, I visited two cities in the country’s deep south that are off the beaten track. In Myeik, a major port a few hours drive from Thailand, I was befriended by an immigration officer at the airport. On my second day there, he took me to the International Fishing Port, where he had to check Thai fishermen as they landed. The small boats in these pictures act as sea taxis, ferrying fishermen to their boats, which are anchored offshore. Click on images to enlarge.