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The hawker

The hawker

A merchant hangs up a carpet for sale outside his small shop on the outskirts of Chefcheouene, Morocco.

Looking out

Looking out

Two young novice Monks peer out of the window at their monastery in Yangon, Myanmar.

Desert adventures

Desert adventures

A family admires the view from a dune in the Namib desert.

Prisoners train

Prisoners train

Political prisoners are offloaded from a train in the Shan State of Myanmar. Hsipaw, Myanmar.

When the teachers away

When the teachers away

Two naughty novice monks draw on their classrooms white board while waiting for school to start. Yangon, Myanmar.

A study in yellow

A study in yellow

The vibrant and colourful streets of Bangkok, Thailand.

The dock

The dock

Locals patiently wait for the fishing boats to arrive in the harbor, eager to assess the days catch and bargain to purchase fresh fish. St Helena, South Africa.

Passing trade

Passing trade

Two trains cross paths in the Burmese countryside. Vendors trade goods as passengers trade glances.

Train conductor

Train conductor

Italy, for me, has always been a country that feels like it is opening it's arms to you every time you return. From the second you step off the train, plane, or bus, you are instantly submerged in its character. Naples, Italy.

Colour picking

Colour picking

Ladies sort millions of tomato's into colour piles. Inle lake, Myanmar.

Religious calling

Religious calling

A monk stops to make a phone call at Shwedagon pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar.

Window light

Window light

Two young nuns watch the novice monks playing in the monasteries stairwell. Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar rail

Myanmar rail

As conflicts escalate a policemen guards the train station at Hsipaw in the Shan state of Myanmar.

Waves

Waves

A lighthouse along South Africa's Western Cape coastline.

Green hill

Green hill

Ladies sort millions of tomato's into colour piles. Inle lake, Myanmar.

Watching waves

Watching waves

A man watches looking out to sea between the palm trees that dot along the shoreline, Da Nang, Vietnam.

Works end

Works end

The fish that isn't sold in the market is processed, a nearly complete women affair. The white aprons and boots worn by the women are a stark contrast to the dimly lit environment. St Helena Bay, South Africa.

The railway

The railway

Military personnel inspect the train as conflict reaches new highs in the Shan State of Myanmar.

Purple

Purple

A flower seller on the streets of Yangon, Myanmar.

The novice monk

The novice monk

A novice monk walks through the dark halls of his school compound in a monastery in Yangon, Myanmar.

Sule Pagoda

Sule Pagoda

People gather to pray in Yangons oldest Pagoda. Sule Pagoda, Myanmar.

Contemplation

Contemplation

On a train from Casablanca to Marrakesh, writer Glenn Thomas is lost deep in thought.

Fish market

Fish market

A lady sells her fish on the side of a narrow street in a small town in the Mekong delta. Cai Be, Vietnam.

Tomato's

Tomato's

Ladies sort through millions of tomato's grown on Inle lake, Myanmar.

Packed train

Packed train

Passengers on a train to Mandalay, Myanmar.

Feeling yellow

Feeling yellow

A boy helps his father sell Bananas at his shop in Yangon, Myanmar.

Window shopping

Window shopping

A women guards her roadside stall from the air-conditioned comfort shop, Bangkok.

Window pain

Window pain

A young nun enjoys the warmth of the sun as she waits for school to start. Yangon, Myanmar.

Train food

Train food

Street vendors sell their goods to the train passages on route to Mandalay, Myanmar.

The blue door

The blue door

Door No19 - A lady disappears through a broken door in the beautiful town of Chefchaouene. Striking colours adorn the walls of the "blue city" in northern Morocco. Chefchaouene, Morocco.

Smile

Smile

Ladies pose for a photo in the Chinese district of Yangon, Myanmar.

The barber shop

The barber shop

A barber waits for customers at his roadside barber shop. A common sight in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Hanoi, Vietnam.

Gold

Gold

The golden glow of Shwedagon pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar.

Pink

Pink

Young nuns practice for a test before school starts at their monastery in Yangon, Myanmar.

The market

The market

Juice makers selling their freshly squeezed produce at the market square Jemaa el-Fnaa in the heart of Marrakesh. The atmosphere that resonates from the Market square of Jemaa el-Fnaa is something that still sticks so vividly in my mind. It is an all encompassing experience of sounds, smells, tastes, and sights. Marrakesh, Morocco.

Bare feet

Bare feet

A butcher drums up customers along the streets of Yangon, Myanmar.

21st century

21st century

Monks take a moment to relax before negotiating their way through the busy crowds that gather at the riverside. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

No running in the corridors

No running in the corridors

Young nuns play in a classroom at a monastery in Yangon.

Colour wheel

Colour wheel

The colourful streets of Yangon, Myanmar.

Quiet Streets

Quiet Streets

The early morning calm before tourist flock to the famous Via San Gregorio Armeno. The street is renowned for its craftsmen creating Nativity scenes or "presepe" meaning crib or crèche. Naples, Italy.

Lines of light

Lines of light

Nuns illuminated in the light shining through the window. Yangon, Myanmar.

Baskets of colour

Baskets of colour

Colourful containers used to transfer tomatoes from Inle Lakes floating gardens, Myanmar.

A dogs life

A dogs life

A relaxing afternoon on one of the vibrant streets that make up the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam.

Genocide

Genocide

Cambodia's recent history is one of pain. With 1/4 of their population killed in the genocide from 1975-1979. The knock on effect is still visible today. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Yes, no, maybe

Yes, no, maybe

Sorting through tomato's is a cross generational process. Inle lake, Myanmar.

Line of fish

Line of fish

Fish lay sprawled out, cleaned, and ready for sale. Western Cape, South Africa.

Long walk

Long walk

A lady transports fruit to her house over 10km from town. Hsipaw, Shan state, Myanmar.

Fixing boats

Fixing boats

A man fixes his boat on the edge of the Irawaddy river, Myanmar.

Alone

Alone

A young novice monk is excluded from a game of Chinlone (a football game that is played in Myanmar). Yangon, Myanmar.

Blue streets

Blue streets

A lady makes her way down the narrow streets in the Moroccan town of Chefchaouen.

Studying

Studying

A novice monk studies his books in the light piercing through an open window of the monastery. Yangon, Myanmar.

Green, yellow, and brown

Green, yellow, and brown

A shop selling Bananas in the city centre of Yangon, Myanmar.

U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge

The oldest and once longest teak bridge in the world. Made from the remains of a royal palace, it is 1.2km long and was built in 1850. Mandalay, Myanmar.

Smoking Class

Smoking Class

A bustle of activity through a train window as passengers rush to buy fruit before the train departs again. Myanmar.

Bangkok

Bangkok

The busy streets of Bangkok, Thailand.

Guarding the produce

Guarding the produce

A dog keeps its eye on passing customers. Yangon, Myanmar.

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William Steel

(00267) 72458330

williamsteelphotography@gmail.com

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