Intha people (ethnic group from Inle Lake area) grow mainly tomatoes and flowers on these floating garden; a very efficient and fertile agricultural system on the shores of the lake.
They collect mud and land in the bottom of the lake (this is a shallow lake) that is used to cover the aquatic plants which are made the garden.
Floating garden are used during 5 years after they must remake new.
Stalks of bamboo prevent gardens to drift.
- Inle Lake-1630.jpg
- corinne rozotte, 2014
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- Contained in galleries
- MYANMAR - INLE LAKE - 2014