"In the tropics, the people deal with the rain as a minor inconvenience, and don't let it hinder their mobility," he wrote. "From the vantage point of the shelter, I was able to snap off pictures of people coming and going through the intersection."
He added, "I made it to one more vantage point, an open restaurant near the ferry drop-off. This was a very vibrant spot as people arriving from the Yangon side, were on their way home. They weren't concerned about being drenched as they were getting close to home."
One man's washout is another's photo opp. And the rest of the world just goes about its business.