Bagan: Mt PopaMarch 10, 2020 in Myanmar ⋅ ☀️ 84 °F
Mount Popa is a volcano of 1500 metre high. The famous monastery is actually located at a smaller hill just beside Mount Popa. This smaller hill is called Taung Kalat. However, people usually refer it as Mount Popa Monastery.
We made our way to the summit through the 800 steep stairways. It was tiring but a truly rewarding climb. At the top we were treated to beautiful aerial views. From the monastery, we can see the great Mount Popa. Along the way there are landings with spirit Nat shrines. We were a novelty to many of the children who rarely see white people. They asked us if they can take pictures with us and some wanted to touch my hair. The children are loving and kind.Read more