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Sunrise over Bagan

Sunrise silhouettes a hot air balloon as it floats over the temple-covered plains of Bagan. What a glorious way to travel, so quiet and so gentle. The perspective--being above the ancient temples watching the sun rise over the Irrawaddy River, it's too cool for words.

TAGS: Bagan, Hot Air, Myanmar, Sunrise

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© Dorothy Thompson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2015
Total Views: 25
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: July 8, 2015, 10:50 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D80
Focal Length: 56mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Bagan , Myanmar