The Weekly Market at the Village at the End of Inle Lake

The market in the village at the end of the lake was another amazing sight in this already amazing journey.

Dried fish for sale at the market.
Dried Fish For Sale At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)Deep-fried triangle treats.
Frying Pastries At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)A child with ancient eyes.
At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)Butterhorns? Probably not, the Burmese tend to favour savoury over sweet.
Making Pastries At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar) Deep-frying the pastries.
Frying Pastries At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)The same treat after deep-frying in a wok.
Pastries for Sale at the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)A sea of tomatoes for sale.
Tomatoes for Sale at the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)Working is easier when you are smoking a cheroot.
At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)Woven shopping bags.
Colored Baskets For Sale At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)The shopping bags are coordinated with their headwraps.
At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)This old lady is selling popcorn.
Popcorn For Sale At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar) The way they made these puffed rice snacks was to throw a thin brownish cake into a pan full of hot sand and within seconds it puffed up into one of these snacks, whereupon it was snatched out of the pan and added onto the pile for sale. I checked and not even a tiny particle of the sand seemed to cling to the puff. “It’s magic!” I exclaimed to Mr. Win, and I’m sure he added this to his long repertoire of things that amused tourists…
Inle Lake Village Market: Puffed Rice Snack Lastly, a somewhat disturbing sight in the market, toy machine guns for sale…
Toy Guns for Sale At the Weekly Market in the Village at the End of Inle Lake (Myanmar)More on our 2013 trip to Myanmar.

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