Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Ancient, Secret City of BaUKga 2014
On the banks of the Irrawaddy River, several hundred miles north of Yangon in Myanmar, lies Bagan — a once secret and all-but-abandoned city, dedicated to Buddha. Covering an area of 40 miles are endless temples and stupas in varying degrees of disarray and decay.
Bagan is an ancient city that is perhaps the embodiment of one of the biggest lessons in history — all things must come to an end.