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Sunset in Bagan is a dazzling experience.
Photo by Debbie Stone

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Temple hopping in mystical Bagan

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As the sun rises and paints the landscape fiery orange, I finally grasp the sheer magnitude of Bagan's ancient monuments from my bird's-eye perch in a hot air balloon. It's an otherworldly skyline, dotted with pagodas, temples, shrines, stupas and monasteries as far as the eye can see.