Episode 056: Myo Min Zaw | Tour guide & Founder of Inle Canoe Lady

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 boutique canoe service that offers slow travel experiences 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 gently row, and show you around their lively neighborhoods.

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

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


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

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