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Snow Geese in flight at Bosque Del Apache
Views from the Pacific
Sandhill Cranes at Bosque del Apache
Sunset Cormorant at Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve
Fire balloons festival
Solemn Stillness
Snow Leopard hunting Blue Sheep
TV tower and lantern in autumn fog
Staring Contest
Bengal Tiger in Ranthambhore
Street lights at sunset
Bursting With Colors
View from ferry to ferry
American Crocodile
Face off between Arctic Fox and Polar Bear
A Rainbow Kid
Arctic Fox
Chinstrap Penguin
Before they fishing.
releasing Lanterns in Sky
blowball lightness
14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Bursting With Colors

People enjoying and dancing while a hot air balloon with bursting colorful fireworks is being sent into the sky at Taunggyi, Shan State in Myanmar. The huge crowds, lack of safety precautions and homemade fireworks have proved deadly in the past.

TAGS: Culture, Festival, Myanmar, People, Places, Travel

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Yangon, Myanmar
Member since 2014
Photo of the Day: 11.19.16 Editors' Pick
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© Zay Yar Lin.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Total Views: 1905
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2016, 7 a.m.
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO2000
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PHOTO LOCATION Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar