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Gaston Bacquet reveals what daily life is really like in this once military state It’s five-o’clock in the morning and the sun is rising over Sule Pagoda, turning the sky gold and orange.
On the corner of Maha Bandoola and Kon Zay Tan streets, in the heart of the Indian Quarter in the city of Yangon, tea shop buzzboys lay out the tables and coloured plastic stools where local men and women sit as they catch up on current events or quietly read the newspaper.
After over forty years of military rule, Myanmar, otherwise known as Burma, is finally breaking away from the past and opening its doors to the world.
Evenings and mornings are times when people of any denomination go to their respective places of worship to pray.
Calls to prayer from mosques and sermons from temples are heard on loudspeakers all over the city.
Out on the sidewalks, thousands of people set up shops each day offering goods and services from street food, fixing umbrellas by hand, repairing sewing machines, cutting keys or selling smart (and not so smart) phones.
The Myanmar people are said to be amongst the friendliest in Asia.