Countries across Asia are beginning to celebrate the Lunar New Year, and ring in the Year of the Sheep. During the 40-day period in China, hundreds of millions of people travel home to celebrate the New Year with their friends and family. It is reportedly regarded as the world’s largest annual human migration. Many places with sizable ethnic Chinese populations — Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia — will also celebrate.
Traveling by canoe, plane, boat, train, on foot and hitching a ride on the occasional dump truck, photographer David Heath crossed some of the most remote Burmese terrain to capture the unique images found in the pages of this book. “I aspired to convey the soul of the beautiful Burmese people, their mystical culture and mysterious customs, in the most artistic way possible”.