“Fairy Tales” – Bagan, Myanmar – Amnon Eichlberg – Featured Photographer   100 comments


 

Fairy Tales Bagan Myanmar Ruins

 

“Fairy Tales” – Bagan, Myanmar – Amnon Eichlberg – Featured Photographer

This landscape looks like a Hollywood set for the next “Indiana Jones” movie.  Everything just looks so interesting.  I have been to several ruins around the world, but nothing that looks like this.   After reading a little about this mystical place please check out Amnon’s extensive portfolio at  www.amnonpic.com.  Prepare to be amazed!

Here is Amnon:

The ruins of Bagan cover an area of 16 square miles (41 km2).  The majority of its buildings were built in the 11th century to 13th century, during the time Bagan was the capital of the First Burmese Empire.   After an earthquake in 1975, there are only 2,217 pagodas left in Bagan, in contrast to more than 5,000 before the disaster.

All of the area was designated like fairy tales country.  This feeling intensifies especially in the early morning and towards sunset when the area is wrapped in mist, fog, and the beautiful light of sunset and sunrise.  The picture was taken from the top of a pagoda with a 360 degrees view of several pagodas.

The photo was taken with  the following data:.

ISO: 100

 f/11,

Shutter Speed: 1/30sec

100 responses to ““Fairy Tales” – Bagan, Myanmar – Amnon Eichlberg – Featured Photographer

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  1. You’ve got quite a site! Thanks

  2. Reblogged this on Riddle Me This.

  3. Breathtaking!

  4. My friend and her family were just there. Looks stunning!

  5. Magical atmosphere and sense of place.

  6. Gorgeous! (and lovely blog, by the by!)

  7. Reblogged this on Andrew Mitchell.

  8. I want to go there, but I can’t because I don’t fly. Not far anyway. And I mean on planes, not wingpower. this is truly spectacular.. Great photo.

  9. Fairy tale world indeed! 🙂 awesome!

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  11. Gorgeous! It really does look like a fairy tale world.

  12. very earthy

  13. its very beautiful, gorgeous shot. I want that on my bedroom wall to meditate to

  14. What a superb photo. Beautiful.

  15. What an outstanding shot!

  16. Beautiful. I would so love to see what you do and visit the places and meet the people you do and write about every bit of it…

  17. Phenomenal shot… magical place. 😉

  18. Holy Mackerel!!! WOW!!!!

  19. Thanks for revealing the beauty of this place with which I was so unfamiliar.

  20. Reblogged this on All About Travel.

  21. Ethereal—beautiful!!

  22. Reblogged this on The Wit Continuum and commented:
    This awesome image struck me this morning. I cannot stop stairing!

  23. That really is a masterpiece. I’m just awestruck !!

  24. It always gets me when a photo is so unbelievably beautiful, it looks fake…but it’s not. Says a lot about the paradise in which we reside.

  25. LOVE! I want to go to here.

  26. awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  27. Fabulous view and capture!

  28. Absolutely a fairytale wonderland. Beautiful!

  29. Holy cow! Amazing!

  30. looked like a great castle

  31. Beautiful

  32. Gorgeous. I feel transported immediately when I look at this picture. I made it my desktop so I could take mental breaks from work with it. 🙂

  33. Beautiful, serene, magical…love this photo; leaves much to the imagination…who lives in those trees? In the castles? What mystical, mythological creatures call this place their home?:

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