In pictures: Boat travel in Asia
RIVERS form much of the landscape and lifeblood of Asia, providing not only vital resources such as water, fish stock and crop hydration but a means of transport too.
Boats are essential in places such as the Ganges in India, the Mekong in Indochina, and lakes and rivers in Nepal and China. Here are some images of the way boats are used around Asia.
All images are taken by Joanne Lane, www.visitedplanet.com