Myanmar is a Buddhist country, connected in the north to Yunnan province of China. At one of the famous scenery Inle Lake, fisherman steers their fishing boats with one foot on one peddle.
Hat shields one from the harsh sunlight and downpours. It is inexpensive and often given as a token of love and care. Markings and writings are often on the inside of hats for personalisation. The markings on this hat show that it is a gift from a friend, with blessing for the receiver.