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Mrid Narayan

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    Bagan – Land of 10,000 Stupas

    Bagan - Land of 10,000 Stupas

    Absolute stillness. The moments before sunrise feel as though the world is holding its breath. We certainly are. To the eight of us huddled together in the basket of our hot-air balloon, it feels like we’re hovering in suspended animation, waiting for a glimpse of something man-made through the mist draped over the plains. And then – it happens. As the heavy air lifts, we’re treated to a splendid sight – first light glinting off the golden dome of the…

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