Thanaka on child close-up portrait, Yangon, Myanmar, August 13, 2005

The thanaka is a tree growing in the drier areas of Myanmar. The eponymous paste, made by grinding the bark against a wet stone is used cosmetically by Burmese people.

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), 2005
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), August 13, 2005 – Canon 300D, Canon 35mm f/2

 

Yangon or Rangoon is the former capital of Burma (the actual capital is Naypyidaw).

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