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Mar 14, 2020



Myo Min Zaw is a seasoned tour guide in Myanmar, and the founder of Inle Canoe Lady. Listen to his journey from gaining tourism scholarships in Italy to now initiating various responsible tourism and community development projects across Myanmar. 



Inle Canoe Lady is a slow travel experience in Pauck Par village on Inle Lake, Myanmar.

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Hop onto specially designed and decorated canoes and explore Puack Par at a leisurely pace as local women show you around their neighborhoods.



Within the clusters of stilted bamboo structures, you can see houses, workshops, kindergartens, and even a floating post office!



Also mentioned in this episode:
Bagan Plastic Campaign
Bertinoro
Do Not Harm principle
Green Microphone Award
Inle Lake
Intha architecture
Kayah state
Kuchomun
Maing Thauk
Mandalay
Monywa
Myanmar Responsible Tourism Award
National Conference on Communities & Tourism
Padaung people
Pathein umbrella
Pindaya
Tourism For All Myanmar
UKAID
University of Bologna

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Show cover jingle courtesy of Icons8
Music by Nordgroove from Fugue

Episode background tunes courtesy of YouTube Audio Library
Cast of Pods by Doug Maxwell

All photographs courtesy of Inle Canoe Lady & Myo Min Zaw, unless otherwise stated