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A Myanmar resort owner shares her culture with the world

Visitors to Myanmar's scenic Inle Lake enjoy experiencing local cultural traditions. Yin Myo Su, founder of Inle Princess Resort. (Photo by Akiyoshi Inoue)

NYAUNG SHWE, Myanmar On Inle Lake, high up in the heart of the Shan Plateau in central Myanmar, most of the people of the Intha ethnic group still continue their centuries-old, local way of life, making a living by growing vegetables in gardens that float on the lake's surface.

In this faraway place, tourists can visit a floating temple by boat and experience the daily life of locals. Yin Myo Su, wearing a traditional wraparound skirt called a "lungi," stood by the lake waiting for us.

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