Mount Popa

According to Wikipedia, Mount Popa "is a volcano 1518 metres (4981 feet) above sea level, and located in central Burma (Myanmar) about 50 km (31 mi) southeast of Bagan... Mount Popa is perhaps best known for the nearby stunningly picturesque Popa Taungkalat monastery atop an outcrop [volcanic plug]. The Popa Taungkalat (Taung Kalat) Shrine is home to 37 Mahagiri Nats, or spirits." It's an amazing sight.

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