That Mandalay Tree  rises out of the water near U Bein's Bridge.

That Mandalay Tree rises out of the water near U Bein's Bridge.

  A fisherman  slowly wades through the water near U Bein's Bridge.

A fisherman slowly wades through the water near U Bein's Bridge.

  A woman  walks her bike across U Bein's Bridge at sunrise, carrying her goods to market.

A woman walks her bike across U Bein's Bridge at sunrise, carrying her goods to market.

  A young monk  walks in the footsteps of U Bein's son.

A young monk walks in the footsteps of U Bein's son.

  A woman wades  through the water beneath U Bein's bridge toward more fertile fishing grounds.

A woman wades through the water beneath U Bein's bridge toward more fertile fishing grounds.

  A woman  fishes with a net in the shallow waters of Taungthaman Lake.

A woman fishes with a net in the shallow waters of Taungthaman Lake.

  A fisherman  navigates Taungthaman Lake in the shadow of a distant stupa at dawn. 

A fisherman navigates Taungthaman Lake in the shadow of a distant stupa at dawn.