Daily life in Yangon

Workers move merchandise at an electronics store on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Workers move merchandise at an electronics store on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images
People watch an electronic billboard from an overpass on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo Chris McGrath/Getty Images

People watch an electronic billboard from an overpass on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man feeds seagulls from the window of a passenger ferry on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man feeds seagulls from the window of a passenger ferry on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A tourist looks out of a hotel window on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A tourist looks out of a hotel window on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Myanmar is going through rapid political and economic reforms initiated by the countries first civilian president Thein Sein after years of military junta rule. 

People get off the ferry at Dala jetty on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

People get off the ferry at Dala jetty on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man feeds seagulls from the window of a ferry on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man feeds seagulls from the window of a ferry on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man lays in the sand after a goal was scored during a soccer match in Dala Township on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man lays in the sand after a goal was scored during a soccer match in Dala Township on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man carrying live poultry stops at a water station on the side of the road in South Dagon township on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man carrying live poultry stops at a water station on the side of the road in South Dagon township on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A boy rides his bike through a flock of birds at a jetty on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A boy rides his bike through a flock of birds at a jetty on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man passes shops in downtown Yangon on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man passes shops in downtown Yangon on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man hangs his hands out of a moving train window on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man hangs his hands out of a moving train window on February 13, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man hooks up power at a traveling carnival site at South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man hooks up power at a traveling carnival site at South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Performers Aye Thi Da and Thae Ei Tone of the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band apply makeup before their performance at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Phoyo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Performers Aye Thi Da and Thae Ei Tone of the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band apply makeup before their performance at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Phoyo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A woman holds a light as she poses three performers in traditional dress from the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra band for the photographer backstage before the show at a carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A woman holds a light as she poses three performers in traditional dress from the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra band for the photographer backstage before the show at a carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Ferris wheel attendants walk up the inside of the wheel to make it spin at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Ferris wheel attendants walk up the inside of the wheel to make it spin at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Performer Wai Yan Soe prepares to go on stage during the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band performance at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Performer Wai Yan Soe prepares to go on stage during the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band performance at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Two boys wrestle over a water hole amusement stand at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Two boys wrestle over a water hole amusement stand at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A boy is seen wearing a mask at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A boy is seen wearing a mask at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Performer Wai Yan Soe prepares to go on stage during the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band performance at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Performer Wai Yan Soe prepares to go on stage during the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band performance at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A carnival worker prepares an amusement stand ahead of the start of a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A carnival worker prepares an amusement stand ahead of the start of a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A carnival worker prepares a rubber band, balloon popping stand, prior to the start of the rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A carnival worker prepares a rubber band, balloon popping stand, prior to the start of the rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man encourages a young child to dance on stage as they wait for the performance of the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band at a rural carnival on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man encourages a young child to dance on stage as they wait for the performance of the Phoe Chit Naing Orchestra Band at a rural carnival on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Ferris wheel attendants wait for customers before spinning the wheel at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Ferris wheel attendants wait for customers before spinning the wheel at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Ferris wheel attendants wait for customers before spinning the wheel at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Ferris wheel attendants wait for customers before spinning the wheel at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on February 14, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man feeds seagulls from the window of a passenger ferry on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man feeds seagulls from the window of a passenger ferry on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

People pile up a car with produce and materials at the Dala Jetty on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

People pile up a car with produce and materials at the Dala Jetty on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A family buys fish from a market stall February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A family buys fish from a market stall February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Men play soccer in Dala Township on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Men play soccer in Dala Township on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

People wait to get off the ferry at Dala jetty on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

People wait to get off the ferry at Dala jetty on February 11, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Two boys celebrate scoring a goal during a game of street soccer on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Two boys celebrate scoring a goal during a game of street soccer on February 10, 2013 in Yangon, Burma. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images