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I have compiled a video of a 2 day SUP session on Inle lake in the mountainous Shan state of Myanmar.
I have been paddling with some local fishermen who are kwown for rowing with one leg and I swapped my board with their traditional boat.
I followed them in their fishing activities.



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Re: Paddling with leg rowing Intha fishermen of Inle lake in Myanmar
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2019, 02:41:47 PM »
An interesting video to watch. I found it quite unique to see how these guys row/paddle with one leg.

Thanks for sharing the video.
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Re: Paddling with leg rowing Intha fishermen of Inle lake in Myanmar
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2019, 03:02:10 PM »
Thank's for posting. My mother in law was born there, so I always forward your videos. She loves seeing it again. Beautiful place!

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« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2019, 12:57:04 AM »
An interesting video to watch. I found it quite unique to see how these guys row/paddle with one leg.

Thanks for sharing the video.

Thank you Night Wing.
Yes you're right, I haven't seen this rowing technique anywhere else so far. It is part of the unique environment of this beautiful place.

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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2019, 01:04:42 AM »
Thank's for posting. My mother in law was born there, so I always forward your videos. She loves seeing it again. Beautiful place!

Thank you TallDude.
Yes this place is amazing. I have been there four times, including three SUP sessions, between February and April this year. I am not surprised that your mother in law loves it  :).

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Re: Paddling with leg rowing Intha fishermen of Inle lake in Myanmar
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2019, 08:41:56 AM »
Wow, beautiful video, thanks for that.
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2019, 09:36:18 AM »
Wow, beautiful video, thanks for that.

PonoBill, thank you very much

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Re: Paddling with leg rowing Intha fishermen of Inle lake in Myanmar
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2019, 06:57:45 PM »
Thanks for stoking my wanderlust!  The perfect antidote to the recent images from Everest.

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« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2019, 04:06:39 AM »
Thanks for stoking my wanderlust!  The perfect antidote to the recent images from Everest.

Hi Chan, thank you for your comments. You're right, it's not possible to stay insensitive to the charm of this place and its people.
It's perfect to clear your mind and stay in a good mood all day long.