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✨TO CREATE MOMENTS OF ELEVATION✨⁣ ⁣ “Moments of elevation are experiences that rise above the routine. They make us feel engaged , joyful , amazed , motivated.” — The Power of Moments⁣ ⁣ Still reminiscing those magical mornings in Bagan. Can you blame me tho 😍⁣ :::::::⁣ Bagan is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples , pagodas , stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. Can you imagine the feeling amidst the history It is also famous for the beauty of sunrise with the view of temples. After listing Bagan as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in July of last year , the temples are completely restricted to walk and climb up for environmental and cultural heritage preservation. More guards are staying in different monument sites to stop people from climbing up. It’s understandable that the temples are closed for preservation and long-term viability. The destruction brought by the earthquake and frequent climbing of tourists can never be estimated. I hope the government offer alternatives to viewing spots for people who are planning to visit.⁣ :::::::⁣ P.S. The balloons and the view of the temple were photoshopped. This was also taken in April of last year before they restricted to climb up the temples. We were also with locals who took us to this location.⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #bagan #myanmar🇲🇲 #myanmarburma #myanmartravel #myanmartrip #visitmyanmar #myanmartourism #igersmyanmar #instamyanmar #myanmarphotos

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✨ALWAYS SEEK OUT THE THINGS YOU LOVE✨⁣ ⁣ “You are only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry. Don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” — Walter Hagen⁣ ⁣ 38 days until Spring— but who’s counting 🙈🤣⁣ ⁣ I can’t wait for Spring. Not only because it’ll be summer soon after that , but I seriously can’t wait for the flowers to bloom. Everything looks so fresh and beautiful. Plus Spring forward means extra daylight , YES! I’m so over the dreadful gloomy days. I’d rather lose an hour of sleep tbh. At least we get more hours of natural sunlight to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. Sundresses and sandals are coming back , yay! Pastel colors and florals. Oh and picnics —meaning outdoor dates 🥰 and of course Spring break for the youngins LOL!⁣ :::::::⁣ Anyone else here can’t wait for Spring What are you looking forward to⁣ :::::::⁣ P.S. This was taken at the sunflower field in Jala-Jala Rizal , Philippines which I didn’t even know existed 🙈 Thank you to my family back home for taking me here. Also , no flowers were harmed when this shot was created.⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #philippines🇵🇭 #itsmorefuninthephilippines #ilovephilippines #seepilipinas #exploreph #travelstoriesph #woogoph #sinopinas #comeseeph

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As someone who likes to plan everything before a trip , I totally get how time consuming getting the right information can be. Here are some useful tips for Bagan that you can save for later: ✨ ✨ Most of the pagodas in Bagan are free to visit but foreigners are required to pay an archaeological zone fee upon arrival that costs 25 ,000 MKK per person and is valid for 5 days. ✨ ✨ The receipt of this ticket is really important as you will be asked to keep it with you at all times (they do check). You can also take a picture of it on your phone as backup and show that for times when you can’t find the slip itself. ✨ ✨ As for transport , electronic scooters and tuktuks are the two most common ways of getting around Bagan. ✨ ✨ We chose to explore the city in a tuktuk as driving scooters at the crack of dawn in complete dark and especially on sand filled “roads” wasn’t our idea of sunrise mission. ✨ ✨ Most tuktuk drivers charge 10 ,000 MKK ($7) for sunrise where they will take you to any spot of your choice. Sunset is a bit affordable where you will quoted 15 ,000 MKK ($10) for four hours of pagoda hopping. : : : 📸 taken with @limitlesssecrets // edited by me

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Nya what!😺 @tomvalentin_ and I are bummed we didn’t visit during Cherry Blossom season so we could see The Gotokuji Temple in its full glory. However , the lucky beckoning cats were still amazing! Cats of all sizes are everywhere. If you’re visiting Tokyo definitely add this site , where the Maneki-neko originated , and get yourself 2 lucky 😺s- one to keep and one to leave for good luck!

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What happens when a volcano collapses into itself 🌋 This hike through the clouds to Muntigunung is full of some of the most stunning scenery I've ever seen! The huge lake here is actually volcanic 'caldera' , a natural phenomenon which occurs when a volcano collapsses into itself , which makes a large special form of crater. Over time the caldera filled with water and become known as "Lake Batur" after the name of the volcano. Today several villages are based on the edge of the caldera , making a living through fishing on its waters , agriculture and tourism. #balilife #batur #kintamani #asiantravel #volcano #travelmoreoften #landscape_love #caldera #hiking_hobby #cloudscapes #indonesia #landscapeindonesia